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Cold Spring Harbor, by Richard Yates

The Grim Realism of Richard Yates’s Fiction Richard Yates is best known for the grim realism of his fiction, which painted a relentlessly bleak picture of mid-twentieth century American life. Most of his characters find themselves mired in a world of personal failure. They work unsatisfactory, go nowhere jobs and ...

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Spring Daycare or Preschool Lesson Plan

This preschool lesson plan introduces children to spring through a sorting activity, a math activity, a dramatic play activity, a spring song, and books. As the spring season provides gentle shift from winter to summer, discussion topics in preschool turn to those related to rebirth, renewal, and growth. Enhance daycare ...

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