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“Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” from “Les Miserables”

A young man mourns his friends killed during a revolution

“Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” is a song from the musical “Les Miserables” based on the book of the same title by Victor Hugo. In the show, one of the characters, Marius, has joined a student revolution to try to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Life and Death in Les Misérables

It’s a classic for a reason

At this point, it might feel superfluous to talk about Les Mis. It’s a literary classic that’s been adapted time and time again into film. To be honest, I’m tired of seeing trailers of Anne Hathaway belting her heart out … Continue reading

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“Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.”

-Victor Hugo
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