Gwenyfar Rohler http://whqr.org en Dude, Poetry! http://whqr.org/post/dude-poetry <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="line-height: 15.75pt; font-family: Verdana;">April is National Poetry month!&nbsp; Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler encourages us to celebrate year round.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 50957 at http://whqr.org Dude, Poetry! Dr. Watson, I presume? http://whqr.org/post/dr-watson-i-presume <p></p><p>Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler tries to inspire us to improve our minds like the Great Sherlock Holmes.&nbsp;</p><p>Commentator <strong>Gwenyfar Rohler</strong> loves the classics, reading, and managing an independent bookstore in Downtown Wilmington.</p><p>WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 49354 at http://whqr.org Dr. Watson, I presume? 2 Thanksgivings http://whqr.org/post/2-thanksgivings <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler encapsulates what she believes Thanksgiving should really be about.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt">Commentator <strong>Gwenyfar Rohler</strong> loves the classics, reading, and managing an independent bookstore in Downtown Wilmington.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 46784 at http://whqr.org 2 Thanksgivings Lady Chatterley's Lover and The New South Africa http://whqr.org/post/lady-chatterleys-lover-and-new-south-africa <p></p><p>D.H. Lawrence's novel, Lady Chatterly's Lover, was banned in 1958 and finally published in 1992. Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler, asks what made this book so terrifying that it could not be published? &nbsp;She receives her answer in a very unusual way. &nbsp;</p><p>Commentator <strong>Gwenyfar Rohler</strong> loves the classics, reading, and managing an independent bookstore in Downtown Wilmington.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 45050 at http://whqr.org Lady Chatterley's Lover and The New South Africa The Imposter Revived http://whqr.org/post/imposter-revived <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Moliere’s </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Tartuffe </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">offers us comical, over the top characters that make us laugh, but his themes about appearances and hypocrisy are the focus of Gwenyfar Rohler’s commentary.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:38:15 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 42211 at http://whqr.org The Imposter Revived Rediscovering George Orwell http://whqr.org/post/rediscovering-george-orwell <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gwenyfar rediscovers Orwell's <em>1984</em>, <em>Animal Farm</em> and <em>Burmese Days</em> in the wake of the </span>Snowden<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> scandal.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Don't just read Orwell and shake your head, please, read Orwell and examine the double speak in our own culture." &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-Gwenyfar </span>Rohler</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 20:08:43 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 40695 at http://whqr.org Rediscovering George Orwell On Civil Disobedience http://whqr.org/post/civil-disobedience <p></p><p>Were Henry David Thoreau living, he might be one of the many citizens raising his voice at the Moral Monday Protests. Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler&nbsp;explores the author's radical roots as Independence Day approaches.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Commentaries here on WHQR.org do not necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Public Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.</em></p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 38843 at http://whqr.org On Civil Disobedience Secret Garden http://whqr.org/post/secret-garden-0 <p></p><p><em>Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it</em>. We've probably all heard this line more often than we've felt its sting. Today, commentator Gwenyfar Rohler gets what she wanted in literary proportions when her family moves into a home with a few, thorny secrets.</p><p><em>Commentaries here on WHQR.org do not necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Public Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.</em></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 37272 at http://whqr.org Secret Garden Measure for Measure http://whqr.org/post/measure-measure <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shakespeare’s </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Measure for Measure</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> may be far more likely to show up on an English syllabus than in a political science lecture. But Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler thinks the play has more to offer the world than a few, lyrical lines.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green will be performing </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Measure for Measure</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at the Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre starting June </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">7</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Visit their<a href="http://capefearshakespeare.org/Performance_Dates.html"> website</a> for more information.</span></p><p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commentaries here on WHQR.org don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Public Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.</span></em></p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 35689 at http://whqr.org Measure for Measure Manual Labor http://whqr.org/post/manual-labor <p></p><p>As a child, Gwenyfar Rohler was an equal opportunity lover of words--even the ones that were off-limits. Her punishment for uttering those jaw-dropping words?: copying literary works by hand. Here, she shares one of her mother's favorite selections, Rudyard&nbsp;Kipling's <em>If</em>, and what the poem has taught her.</p><p><em>Commentaries here on WHQR.org don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Public Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.&nbsp;</em></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:39:50 +0000 Gwenyfar Rohler 34465 at http://whqr.org Manual Labor