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The Carpenter of Dreams

Great works wrought by troubled hands
Later Vanguished
Later Resolved
Are your works truly grand?

A Critic
Troubled hands haunted by its own children
Frantic… 23 more words

Ambition

Defining the “F” in Feminist Criticism

If all the harm that women have done

Were put in a bundle and rolled into one,

Earth would not hold it

The sky could not enfold it, 2,196 more words

Literature

Entry #11: Death Parade (Spoilers) (SoA 2017)

(Recommended by 100PostsPerDay.)

Why does it seem like every time a show features some sort of traumatic/weighted scenario, its rating is overinflated to death… 1,238 more words

Criticism

Review: Song of Solomon

A couple of months ago, in this blog, there was a post about the 100 greatest novels, and how many of them had been read by the average reader.   495 more words

Criticism

"Memory Trouble" - On 007: Blood Stone

My review-writing process when it comes to video games has remained largely unchanged for as long as I can remember. It’s a simple system that I assume a lot of other writers use; it isn’t particularly imaginative, but it works for me and that’s all that matters. 1,028 more words

Video Games

"Ghost Train" - On Metro 2033

Metro 2033 began life as a novel penned by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. It told the tale of a post-apocalyptic Russia, and explored the lives of the survivors who sought refuge in the hermetically-sealed metro system beneath Moscow. 918 more words

Video Games

"Building Blocks" - On Bastion

Every once in a while, a videogame comes along that transcends the limitations of traditional criticism. In these times, when we are required to analyse these games and facilitate a discussion around them, we as critics are forced to start re-evaluating the very fundamentals around which we base our work. 1,049 more words

Video Games