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Literary analysis of John Green's An Abundance of Katherines ch. 7-9

The moment you’ve all been waiting for: I’ve finally returned to Katherines. Let me just start off by saying that I am in a widely different place now than I was when I started my literary analysis on this novel, and looking back on it, I was probably really bitchy and annoying and not at all fun to read. 725 more words

What Douglas Adams has to say about the Meaning of Life

Douglas Adams is most famously known for his “trilogy” Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, which started out as a radio series, then a book, then a tv show, and there’s even now a movie. 479 more words

Douglas Adams

Back to Noli Me Tangere

I went back to the east coast and brought this tattered oldie-but-a-goodie. Time to finish it up and write meaningful posts. Thanks for your patience. :)


I survived writing boot camp!

This week all my students are participating in writing boot camp during class. What makes writing boot camp different than just a week of writing instruction? 1,308 more words

In the Burning Darkness: Disability Theorist Interventions into a Flawed Literary Depiction of Disabled Lives

by Meagan McKinstry ’16

Author’s note: This paper was written for Professor Michael Gill’s Feminist and Queer Disability Studies class in the spring of 2014.   2,978 more words

Is Twitter our Penal Colony?

I know that’s quite the inflammatory title, so I’ll explain it up front. I recently read Kafka’s In the Penal Colony. If you haven’t read it, go do it. 555 more words


Finding Meaning in Movies (and Why the Pixar Theory is Terrible)

Introduction to Poetry by Billy Collins

I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
like a color slide

or press an ear against its hive. 2,532 more words