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I never really thought about it before, but plenty of the literary types have noticed the similarities between Grendel, the monster from Beowulf, and Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. It must have occurred to Dr Seuss to bend this ancient story to his own use; to retell it as a picture book.  I was thinking about the similarities between Grendel, the monster from Beowulf, and the Grinch—even down to their names.  What really struck me was the bit about how neither one could stand the sounds of civilization. Following the links in the article offer up a couple of articles that

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artArt Appreciation Moment of the DayHoliday

In case you’ve been living under a rock, we’re at the height of the holiday season, and for those who don’t like the merriment, here’s today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day by Tim Kelly.

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