Lit Lit: The Twilight Renaissance

twilight-u-k-quad-i4606The word “renaissance,” which is, I believe, French, means a profound rebirth. So it’s only fitting that the rebirth of Lit Lit should start with a discussion of the recently renewed interest in Stephanie Meyers’s young-adult Vampire romance novels and worldwide literary phenomenon: Twilight. Continue reading

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This post was guest-written by Micah Fisher ’20

CW: Transphobia, Biphobia, Gender Dysphoria, Gender Euphoria, Mental Health Issues, Misogyny, Internalized Transphobia

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I don’t feel like I’m walking that fast, but I can hear the strained breath of my English teacher behind me. She complains.

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Blog off: Kornman ’22 v.s. Stedman ’20

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We like to stay pretty competitive here at The Thrill, and a Blog Off is one way we can definitively prove that one of us is objectively a better blogger (dare we say, a better person). So we leave it to you, the reader, to decide in a blind taste test who is really better as we square off on various topics. Today, we have Rebecca Kornman ’22 and Kathleen Stedman ’20 revisit the age-old question RE: Which weekend is the proper Halloweekend? October 25th-27th or November 2nd-4th? Who will make the most compelling argument? Reader, only you can decide. 

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Dungeons and Dragons: Kenyon Edition

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Lord Graham Gund of Castle Kenyon sits atop his sacred Hill, glass in one hand, 2020 plan in the other. Tonight, he’s hosting a gala inside the Kenyon Athletic Center, his ballroom and playpen. A week ago, a single crow tapped upon your window, a crisp envelope caught in its beak. The bird presented you with an invitation to Lord Gund’s weekend extravaganza. Are you brave enough to attend? Grab your polyhedral dice and start rolling to find out…

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