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Henrik Ibsen's A Doll House - Favorite Plays

 Perhaps, my favorite would have to be Ibsen’s A Doll House, especially for its shocking ending (and not because I haven’t read the others…) Without spoilers, Ibsen was inspired by the belief that “a woman cannot be herself in modern society,” since it is “an exclusively male society, with laws made by men and with prosecutors and judges who assess feminine conduct from a masculine standpoint.” Ibsen himself used the most subtle details including the concept of mimetic and diegetic space, sartorial metaphors (think Sailor Moon transformations but more meaningful), and much more in his depiction of the relations between the wife and husband in a traditional Victorian household (thanks, AP English Literature). 88 more words


Folded was then a single piece,
Folded to blend with the pile,
How many words she ought to write,
Are but words trying to express, 248 more words


King Lear-I

“Where Nature doth with Merit Challenge.” (I.i)

That line pretty much sums up the looming theme of the play and the exposition. It sets up the exposition which takes the first act.   358 more words

English Literature

Merced, 2017

I took “the bus” through chartered street,

Near where Nortb Bear Creek does flow,

And finally arrived at the Merced Swap Meet,

Marks of joy, scents of tacos y churros… 103 more words

The French Revolution (4/17-4/28)

7 rules of war

Spanish version!
by the way fuck that virus, this guy from my hometown of MIT….. I think he was there,
maybe he lied, anyways fuck the virus just gonnna type. 87 more words


A Summary and Analysis of Saki’s ‘Sredni Vashtar’

A reading of a classic short story

The 1911 short story ‘Sredni Vashtar’ contains many of the ingredients we find in Saki’s best fiction: it challenges the idea that children are innocent and free from designs or cunning (or, indeed, evil), it pricks the pomposity of adults and their conservative treatment of children, and it suggests a kinship between children and animals, something we can also… 1,022 more words