Why do we reflect? What makes reflection difficult?

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Title

Nuit of the Living Dead

Type

Audio

Overview

Award-winning humorist David Sedaris is a well-known author, playwright, and commentator for National Public Radio. This essay, from his popular book, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, tells the…

Title

For Once, Then, Something

Type

Reading

Overview

In Robert Frosts's "For Once, Then, Something," the speaker gazes into a well in search of what lies beneath his own image shining on the water. Mocked by unnamed "others"…

Title

What I Didn’t Know Then

Type

Reading

Overview

In her essay, “What I Didn't Know Then,” Kelli Covey, the Associate Director of the Center for Civic Reflection, uses her personal experience as an AmeriCorps VISTA member to examine…