Through examination of a few episodes of The Walking Dead, and through a close-reading of the implications of the show’s fantastical elements, this horrifying doomsday scenario proves to be a projection of the individual’s unconscious desires and fears surrounding universalism in its various...
By looking at the film Cruel Intentions, and taking into account Clueless, and La Belle Personne, I propose that the love-hate relationship for the aristocracy exhibited by early modern European novels is apparent in teen films of the new millennium, and has continued to evolve.
A protagonist that adopts the defining characteristics of the novel has the ability to promote the novel genre and inscribe its ideas on the minds of its readers; as the reader connects with the protagonist, he/she is also learning to embrace the novel as a genre.
There are “auteur” theories in which directors, actors, cinematographers, and film studios have been granted authorial status over a cinematic text due to stylistic similarities in a body of work. Here I propose that a viewer can also become an auteur.
A poem that serves as a metaphor for my journey through Christianity so far. I often use secular poetry to express my spiritual journey, though they are all about Jesus either directly or indirectly.
Stores and websites often have huge comprehensive lists to help you build your baby registry, but what do you actually need for your baby's arrival?
An analysis of Goethe's 'The Sorrows of Young Werther' that examines the value of emotion in the text.
A poem written while observing bees pollinating flowers, and use them as a metaphor for the joy found in taming passion.
An analysis of the role of the "double" in Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 'The Double.'
An analysis of the relationship between Jane and her childhood friend, Helen Burns, in Charlotte Brontë's novel 'Jane Eyre.'
An analysis and examination of the similar manifestations of Expressionism in Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying' and Munch's 'The Dead Mother and the Child.'
This is a poem inspired by the character Renfield from the novel "Dracula."
Raising your self-esteem doesn't happen overnight, but with daily practice, time, patience and love, you can raise your self-esteem to a healthy level. As someone who has personally battled with low self-esteem these are a few methods that have worked for me and for others.
A poem about saving a person, and restoring him to the person he was meant to be.
"Flutters" and "Ways to Make a Moth" are poems I wrote shortly before becoming a Christian, and demonstrate the darkness I was living in before finding the light of Christ.
A poem about becoming a baby that serves as a metaphor for my conversion from Atheism/Agnosticism to Christianity.