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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

http://mentalfloss.com/article/30937/famous-novelists-symbolism-their-work-and-whether-it-was-intentional

 

I thought this was both hilarious and enlightening; it drove me crazy when my Lit teachers wanted to pick apart every story; I always wanted to just raise my hand and say maybe the author's intent was just to write a good story?  This kid was braver than I was.  :)

 

(The original survey and responses can be seen as images at:

http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2011/12/05/document-the-symbolism-survey/)