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Q: What do you think are the great books that stand out in the world cannon (sic) of literature, and that have shaped their successors?
Wuthering Heights, for one. The legend and mystique that surround this novel also obscure the fact that it is a masterwork of tone, balance and structure. It's these elements, rather than its "romantic" theme (which this book is definitely NOT - in no way, shape or form is Wuthering Heights a "romance") that have proved influential to writers since the book was first read a hundred and fifty-one years ago.
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China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment marks a first for humankind.
- China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3.
She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
Arranged marriages and Western romantic practices have more in common than we might think.
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