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Book Review: Wuthering Heights

Just recently, I read Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. The book was difficult to put down because each page was so captivating, and it left me drowning in the passion the characters were feeling. The writing was impeccable, and it helped bring the amazing plot to life. Apart from the writing bringing the plot to … Continue reading

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

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

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Personification in Fiction and Why Tigers are Nothing to Be Afraid Of

What comes to mind when you think of personification? For most people, talking tigers, spiders, and mice bring them back to stories they read in their childhood: the Cat in the Hat, Aesop’s Fables, Winnie the Pooh, or (if they’re lucky) folk tales like Anansi the Spider or Why Opossum’s Tail is Bare. “Mature” use … Continue reading