Author Archives: Lily Butzow


Learning to Love it…

These last couple of weeks I have been tackling a project for class that is traditionally one of the most difficult things for me: reading poetry. Now, last year in Spring I took a course that I thought was going to be the most miserable few hours of my life every week. I took a

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Synesthesia and Melody’s Melodies

In the book Out of My Mind, the main character Melody is defined by so much more than her Cerebral Palsy. She has many gifts, such as a photographic memory and synesthesia. Synesthesia is when the mind experiences one sense, and automatically creates a link with another of the body’s senses. In Melody’s case, when

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We live in a land of stories…

Coming into this semester as a senior bound for law school, I had resigned myself to the lack of choice that comes with finally fulfilling each requirement needed for graduation. Then, as I was scrolling through the selections for my English electives, I saw, like a light in the darkness, that a class with Dr.

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Make No Bones About It…

Hi All!!! Following the reading of four different versions of what we know as the Cinderella tale, I have composed a riddle for my classmates. Read these clues carefully, and let me know which story you think I’ve chosen. (I’ll give you a hint: It doesn’t have singing/sewing mice in it… Oh, wait! That’s Disney’s

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