Politics are arguably the most annoying thing in existence (if one overlooks lukewarm coffee and knee-deep mud), yet they can make or break a novel. 995 more words
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For all of my talk about people being seduced by culture and violence, it’s worth saying that I’ve fallen under the spell many times.
From late gradeschool on, when I first discovered writing, oftentimes I tried to sum up my sense of loneliness, and later actual depression, by writing fictional accounts of school shooters. 574 more words
I wouldn’t consider Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita a classic or say there’s more value to it than in a Michael Bay film.
It’s an impressive technical achievement, and it’s formally beautiful; if that justifies its existence, I don’t see how that’s enough to justify its study. 1,235 more words
In this essay I will discuss, how The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars (1973) displays a postmodern aesthetic. When discussing the album… 1,440 more words