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the "Write Club" story

In late December 2013, a friend of mine, M., invited her former pen pal, R., and myself to contribute to an ongoing group novel for fun. 958 more words


Swaddling Clothes / The Last Picture Show

a. In “Swaddling Clothes” the woman can’t stop thinking about the baby wrapped in newspapers for swaddling clothes, and as she wanders around the park late at night thinking and obsessing over it, she finds a homeless man wrapped in newspapers sleeping on a  park bench as if her thoughts and memories have materialized before her. 220 more words

World Lit: Yukio Mishima & Ryu Murakami

a. One of the key moments of magical realism I noticed was in “Fountains in the Rain,” where Akio immediately associates Masako’s tears with the fountain, and randomly wonders “if the fountains work even when it’s raining” (3). 323 more words

Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel, the second hotel to bear that name in Tokyo, was certainly a unique sight as a palatial exemplar of the “ 132 more words


"Yukio Mishima" (Slideshow)

I did this during my free time back in 2010 in my undergrad as a counterpoint to contemporary Japanese and Western conceptions that Yukio Mishima was a psychopath. 100 more words