The Dangers of Being Passive Aggressive: Take Heed Husbands and Writers

I can be passive aggressive with the best of them.  I can mope, make snide comments, and indirectly be an ass to someone without ever addressing the real issue.  If I'm mad at you, you might not even know it, unless you're tuned into my subtle, ninja-like passive aggressive behavior. I grew up in a … Continue reading The Dangers of Being Passive Aggressive: Take Heed Husbands and Writers

Movie Review: Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby

My literary romance with The Great Gatsby dates back a decade when I was studying literature as an undergraduate.  F. Scott Fitzgerald's lyrical prose wooed me.  And his control of language and syntax continues to knock my socks off with each reading.  His articulation of the seductive qualities of the American Experience is unmatched.  The … Continue reading Movie Review: Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby