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Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Reading "The Song of Achilles" reminded me of an old movie that left a deep impression on me "Portrait of Jennie,"  which led me to the novella by Robert Nathan of the same name. It is a tender and haunting story set and written in the late 1930s.

What do Greek mythology and "Portrait of Jennie" have in common? Both deal with predetermined fate and people who are resigned to that knowledge. Does one struggle and fight or accept and make the best of it?

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