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The Martian Movement–A Different Way to Phone Home

Martianism, or The Movement, as it became known, was a group of writers in the 1970s and 80s that sought to revitalize British poetry by taking the perspective akin to an alien. By utilizing the viewpoint of a “Martian,” ordinary literary devices such as clichés and common metaphors become taboo, as how would a Martian … Continue reading

Blog Post / Issues / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

British Colonization

After reading, a few postcolonial literature novels such as Things Fall Apart, Grain of Wheat, and Dust, I began to have an understanding of why having this as common knowledge is significant until today. They are not about slavery or rather, they are different from the American’s interpretation of the British. We as privileged citizens … Continue reading