The Power of One

Looking at just how much an outcome and conclusion can change due to the actions of one single person. I just recently read a story where the main character was born into a world knowing everything that would happen in the future regarding individual lives and world events- included in that was the knowledge ofContinue reading “The Power of One”

The Allure of Reading

The different reasons as to why we are drawn to reading and writing and the pattern that has been seen throughout the centuries, especially in regards to women. “Women, of every age, of every condition, contract and retain a taste fornovels […T]he depravity is universal. My sight is every-where offended bythese foolish, yet dangerous, books.Continue reading “The Allure of Reading”

My Response to Jan Kott’s Essay ‘From Titania to the Ass’s Head’

A deeper look into what well-known critics have said about Shakespeare’s play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’; specifically the Freudian connections that Jan Kott connects to the play itself. I have to admit that Jan Kott’s essay on ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ was not what I expected to read when I went to understand all theContinue reading “My Response to Jan Kott’s Essay ‘From Titania to the Ass’s Head’”

The Sacrifice of A Treasured Son

Religious connections and ideas referenced in The Road, a post-apocalyptic book written by Cormac McCarthy that show the inevitable’s of destiny. Quote from Joseph Campbell’s Epilogue It has been customary to describe the seasonal festivities of so-called native peoples as efforts to control nature. This is a misrepresentation. There is much of the will toContinue reading “The Sacrifice of A Treasured Son”