ORGANIC: all elements of a good literary work are interdependent upon each other to create an emotional or intellectual whole*.


If you spotted the word organic and assumed that this blog was going to be about fresh carrots or whole milk, you have the wrong blog…at least for today.   Instead, I want to explore the meaning of the word organic as it is used in conversations relating to concepts, as those employed by authors. Organic […]

EPONYMOUS: giving one’s name to a site, building, or item

THE CHUCK SCHUMER SUBWAY DELI SANDWICH>>>>> The outspoken and well-liked Senator from New York was honored by Subway by naming this humongous sandwich after him.   It’s a typical New York City deli sandwich, representing the city and the people he serves in the U.S. Senate. I suspect that this may mean as much to Senator […]