Posted on May 1, 2020 at 2:53 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Much has been written about seeking clarity during the coronavirus pandemic by reading fiction and nonfiction about other plagues.
The Guardian, today, is reminding us that literature gives us a preview of what to expect after restrictions lift.
Many, but not all, stories end with jubilation and celebration — there are, however, a few somber lessons, such as the warning, in A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe, not to let our guard down too quickly.
Head to the Guardian for fiction and nonfiction’s post-plague predictions.
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