Some people don’t blush at all, others blush red as the rose with little reason. I am one of those that falls somewhere in between, though closer to the red rose portion of the spectrum, to be sure, and right now in particular. 1,291 more words
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As a philosophy, Absurdism is rather amusing.
Most philosophies have tenants. Absurdism offers solutions. The problem being solved in Absurdism is the conflict between the “human tendency to seek inherent value in life” and “the human inability to find any”. 171 more words
Your first experience with a live Shakespeare performance may arouse such elementary memories of popcorn-littered aisles and squeaky seats in a darkened theatre. The crisp sound of pages being turned in the programmes echo among the orchestral coughs and sniffs from the swelling audience. 667 more words
Even Shakespearean “Losers” Have the Existential Blues
(Published in UPEI Arts Review. Spring 2013. Print)
Tom Stoppard’s characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, tackle the principle problems of existentialism as seen in the absurdity of their lives, their incessant questioning, and their constant confusion as to what human life is all about. 1,724 more words