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10 Uncommonly used Filipino words

  1. Pinid – Sara

Example: Paki pinid nga ang pintuan.

  1. Biloy – Dimples

Example: Napakaganda ng kanyang biloy, mukhang nakuha niya ito sa kanyang mga magulang. 117 more words


10 Rarely Used Filipino Words

The advancement of the modern era has been the greatest factor of buried Filipino Culture and so with its vocabulary.

We, the Filipino youths are not even aware of the Filipino words we didn’t know exist. 320 more words


Review: Gothic & the Comic Turn

I finished this like a week ago and it is a good book. Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik’s text has become fairly influential in Gothic Studies (as far I’m aware anyway, I might be wrong), which is pretty impressive given  576 more words


Gender Fluidity in Screen Horror

Without a doubt, horror movies push and shove the ideas of our western culture stereotypes and norms. The never ending conflict between men and women, masculine and feminine, who does what, where, when, and how are arguably what drive many different aspects of societies worldwide. 674 more words


Subject to Subjection: An Examination of Ideology at Play in Sherlock Holmes

Subject to Subjection, Subjectively: Power and Ideology in The Sign of the Four

The novel The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle allows us to witness the process of subjection that Ideology undertakes, and the productive work that the subject, or subjects, are made to do. 3,075 more words


1st Year Reflection

A bit more than a year ago, I posted my goals for my first year of grad school. Here’s an update on those goals:

Accomplished: 607 more words

Grad School

The Longing for Refuge: An Essay

When trying to find a place, untouched by commerce and the human agenda, I have come up empty handed. Even as a girl that grew up in a rural setting, I find it hard to recognize the calm anymore, a place for reflection and renewal. 1,101 more words