A comparison of the characterization of evil in two radically different books: The Lord of the Rings and 1984.
Wordsworth proves that writing in poetic forms can be just as expressive and beautiful as writing in free verse.
A discussion of why, in my opinion, personality tests are untrue, unhelpful, and sometimes downright dangerous.
An exploration of feminism in The Queen’s Gambit by looking at costuming, control, and the interplay between chess and reality throughout the show.
My theory on how 2020 helped to define the problem with art in postmodernism (with some help from Fredric Jameson).
An exploration of how Lewis reveals the nature of evil by displaying how it reacts to and attempts to corrupt the natural laws of Perelandra.
As I start the new school year, this is a topic that’s near and dear to my heart. Check out my musings on the purpose of stories, and whether diversifying helps or harms literature as a whole!
What happens if you mix J.R.R. Tolkien with Dr. Seuss? Surprisingly good results!
John Keats muses on the preservation of happiness in his poem, “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” and ultimately concludes that it is something to be desired. I muse on the ideas in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” and come to a different conclusion.
My list of seven of the most remarkable mothers I have encountered in fiction!