Tag Archives: Love

Personal Life Is Life: Hershon’s “Bridges”

Misremembering and morphed oral histories create fantastic tales that hold great importance to families.  In those families, new generations learn, relearn, and retell these histories so that they become tales of what could have been even if they weren’t.  Such … Continue reading

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Loving Your City: Osborne’s “Riding In Red Hook”

Michael Patrick King has stated in a myriad of interviews that the fifth main character in Sex And The City is New York City itself.  That show would not be that show if the city were not at its heart.  … Continue reading

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My Own Coney Island

I have been to Coney Island three times.  Now that I have a boyfriend who grew up in Brooklyn and lives ten minutes from it, I’m sure I’ll be there many more times.  As the concept of nostalgia has arisen several … Continue reading

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I Love Lucy: Jennifer Egan’s “Reading Lucy”

Time is not a match for love.  Jennifer Egan’s reading of Lucy’s letters to Alfred, Lucy’s one true love, becomes not only a typical love story between two Brooklynites separated by a world war, but also an insightful tale of … Continue reading

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