2oth century classical literature, maugham, alain-fournier,
You learned how to dissect a novel in high school or many years ago in college. The nitty gritty drives you wild. But, have you analyzed a work through the lens of a literary theorist?
The author examines identity in the movie CRASH
Disability is the focus of the 1993 movie “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”. This is an older movie I had never seen before and it was an eye opening look at disability in all forms and manifestations....
Albert Camus was a contemporary writer who lived in French Algeria during the 1940's. His philosophy, which was an extension of the philosophy of existentialism, explored the seemingly random meaninglessness of...
The bloody French Revolution was one of the worst reigns of terror ever suffered by the French and Jacobian leader Jean-Paul Marat was partially responsible for its inception. You have probably seen John Louis David's...
World Literature, according to this author, is vastly under-rated and absolutely vital to a well rounded liberal arts education.
The author examines the words of one of her heroes: "Socrates" and our modern society.
The author shares her experience with alternative therapies that allowed her beloved pet to live 2.5 years longer than her diagnosis for bladder cancer.
Commenting on one of her favorite topics, the author brings in the "Fathers" of the idea of flanerie, or urban strolling.