Tag: Writing

Posted in Book Review Verdict: 3.0

The Diviners (1974)

What is an artist? What is his or her role in society? According to the 1994 edition of The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an artist is “one who practices an art”. And what

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 4.0

Lady Oracle (1976)

Much like The Diviners by Margaret Lawrence, Margaret Atwood’s Lady Oracle depicts the life of a writer trying to find her place in the world. In fact

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Two Solitudes (1945)

As I’ve mentioned twice now in my reviews of Margaret Atwood’s Lady Oracle and Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners, the definition of art and the role of the artist are notions

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