Tags » Violence In Literature

Violent Shades of Sewage

With the current popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, both the trilogy and the movie, I have begun to notice in some online journals, and in some student writing, an uptick of stories about violence against women. 836 more words

Short Stories

The Village

Just in passing in terms of communicating World War I… The Village tells the story of an English village during WWI. It is moving and wonderful and kind of smothers you in the feeling of those ‘at home’ during the war. 18 more words

Violence In Literature

The textuality of human experience

“…a narrative approach conceives of human experience and action as a text (e.g., Ricoeur, 1984).”  ~ Phillip L Hammack, p.64

“The narrative concept links the stuff of thought and feeling with documents of life – life stories, speeches, media representations, cultural artifacts accessible on paper or online, and the like. 230 more words

Support Structures In YA Literature

One of the gems of narrative

“One of the gems of narrative is that it anchors concepts often viewed as abstract – ideology, identity, collective memory, social practice – in an empirically accessible product: the story. 194 more words

Support Structures In YA Literature

interpretive anchors

Whether in settings of conflict, war, or stable liberal democracy, master narratives represent rhetorical devices by which groups vie for power, status, and legitimacy. In war and conflict, these master narratives are often perceived as compulsory for identification, particularly when the group perceives existential insecurity… 1,238 more words

Support Structures In YA Literature

Another WWI resource - currently free

http://www.maneyonline.com/page/ww1

Maney Publishing are making 100 articles on World War I free for the months of July and August

Violence In Literature

Our boys, our families - WWI research guide

NB that Auckland Public Libraries have made available a resource to guide research into WWI:

‘Our boys, our families’ research guide offers window onto WWI… 175 more words

Violence In Literature