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Hip-Hop Orientalism Part 1: Thoughts and Theorizing

The whole concept of “hip-hop orientalism” is something that I’ve been playing with for the past few years. It is something complicated and difficult to explain. 1,366 more words

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5 Oddly Specific Writing Tips

Stephen King tells us that “if you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the tools you need to write.” While I’ve never read a Stephen King novel, I do believe he’s right. 1,205 more words


Childish Gambino

Society is more focused on social media and online interactions.

Discrimination is more common in the world today.

There is no tolerance for different opinions be it on religious matters or politics. 15 more words

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The Winter's Tale Day 7: A Moment in a Marriage   

New to this Shakespeare lark?  Here’s the story so far: Leontes, King of Sicilia, married to Hermione, is hosting a visit from his boyhood friend, Polixenes, King of Bohemia. 1,239 more words

'The Road', by Cormac McCarthy - Part 2

Part Two Project 4

Exercise 2: (Learning Log II, pages – )

  • Read the extract featured in your previous log entry again (McCarthy, 2010: 4). Think carefully about the following and make some notes in your learning log: …
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Close Reading vs. Distant Reading

In the New York Time’s article What is Distant Reading, the first sentence says it all, “’Ars longa,’ the ancient saying goes, ‘vita brevis.’ Art is long, life short, and the problem is intensifying.” (Kathryn Schulz). 986 more words