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The Spinning Heart

The Spinning Heart

PRESCRIBED MATERIAL FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY Why Teach 'The Spinning Heart' by Donal Ryan? When I first read ‘The Spinning Heart’, I was gripped from the very first lines, “My father still lives back the road past the weir in the...

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn

PRESCRIBED MATERIAL FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY Why Teach 'Brooklyn' by John Crowley? Brooklyn is a 2015 romantic drama directed by John Crowley. Saoirse Ronan stars as Eilis Lacey, a young woman who emigrates to Brooklyn in the 1950s where she falls...

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Juno

Juno

PRESCRIBED MATERIAL FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY Why Teach 'Juno' by Jason Reitman? Juno is a 2007 American coming of age comedy-drama directed by Jason Reitman. Ellen Page stars as Juno, an independent-minded teenager confronting an unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events...

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