A Love Story, or The Birth of My Perpetual Obsession with Language

I was but sixteen when I stepped into a virtual classroom headed by a tutor with more enthusiasm and vigor than my primarily-introverted self thought possible.  I had been given a book in a language I knew not and a language which, had I paused to consider, would not have been my first choice to … Continue reading A Love Story, or The Birth of My Perpetual Obsession with Language

The Renaissance Spirit: What It Is and Why I Pursue It

I have mentioned the Renaissance Spirit in a few places on this blog and thus feel an explanation is fitting. The Renaissance Spirit is an attitude.  An attitude of wonder.  An appreciation for old ideals.  An unfailing desire to learn.  It is a general excitement for life and an enthusiasm for discovery.  In short, it … Continue reading The Renaissance Spirit: What It Is and Why I Pursue It

Welcome!

Elen síla lúmenn’ omentielvoA star shines on the hour of our meeting1 Greetings, friend!  Welcome to Remembered Lore. This is a blog about Story and Language.  Here I will share my literary and linguistic musings and delve beneath the roots of works of great literature, exploring their depths:  how they are woven into the great … Continue reading Welcome!