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Don't call me a feminist

“I have realised that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop. 667 more words


10 Minute Poem

Ten minutes worth of thoughts
there’s no way to catch it all,
always been a loud kid?
there has to be some form of commercial that they haven’t thought of yet, 144 more words


Exercise 2 Join the Navy

The poster calling for  men to join the navy by Richard Babcock shows a young man in sailor uniform astride a torpedo in the sea, the waves either side indicating some speed. 611 more words


Why I Hate The Word “Passion”

“So tell me, what are you passions?” I Hate – with a capital H – it when people ask me this and I never really knew why. 394 more words


Denotation and Connotation

If you want to discuss the meaning of a word, it helps to know the difference between denotation and connotation. These two terms are easy to confuse because they describe related concepts. 176 more words


Research point: Semiotics

I studied semiotics (and structuralism, and post-structuralism) last year as part of Context & Narrative. I won’t reproduce the whole post here but will summarise my basic understanding, augmented by what I have learned since. 424 more words

Research & Reflection