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World War II

Literary Talk

About forty years ago, in a high-school English class, I learned that talking about literature, like talking about yourself, incurs some small dangers of self-revelation, even though literary talk is…

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My War

How I got irony in the infantry

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“Unhappy Talk”

A non-psychologist, with an honorable discharge, reports on the quaint speech patterns among sex-starved, unrelaxed island dwellers.

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January 1945

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