In his Death of the Author, Barthes argues against relying on the author when constructing one’s criticism. He argues that a work should be viewed and interpreted as an entity independent of its creator, rather than relying on the author’s stated purpose or meaning. 2,143 more words
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Originally Published: 19/11/2015
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Galactic Cafe’s The Stanley Parable describes itself as a game where “You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley.
Reports of the death of metanarratives have been greatly exaggerated. Critiques of grand narratives (metanarratives) often have the respectable intention of protecting the specificity of different peoples and places from the homogenizing and totalizing effects of universal claims that are supposed to apply to everyone in all times and places. 435 more words
Well, at the moment I’m sitting in a hotel in Michigan… traveling is great for studying (at least if you’re not the one driving). I got about eight hours of studying done on the drive here… which amazingly didn’t get me through all of my material twice… though most of the way on the second time through. 304 more words