Women are a force to be reckoned with in The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale. Women are always painted as fragile, voiceless, nameless property of men. Fairies are usually the only powerful and independent women in Medieval Literature. But, this does nothing for the reputation of women because they are not technically human women.… Continue reading Wife of Bath’s: Maiden Power
Yesterday. Yesterday was not only St. Patrick's Day, yesterday was Justin Bieber's concert in San Jose for his Purpose World Tour. Yesterday was one of the best days of the year so far. I have been a Belieber since I was in eighth grade. Six years later, I am now twenty, and I still have… Continue reading My life has almost reached full completion.
I was waiting at the bus stop to catch the number five to the university. In the span of nine minutes the sun smiled down on me, the rain danced on my jacket, the clouds enclosed me, and the wind swirled around my figure. The beauty of nature...
In The Country of the Pointed Firs, the narrator learns how to be. By be, I mean how to simply exist. There’s no specific rules or guidelines for how to live, the only thing that matters is that you are existing. This theme of existence is present in each of the women’s stories. Mrs. Todd… Continue reading The Country of the Pointed Firs
In the novel The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, there’s a tragic and heart wrenching ending. Lily dies. She consumed too much sleeping medicine, so she died. Whether it was an accident or suicide is a controversial and popular question, but that is not the point. The point is that she died. Like many… Continue reading The Fate of the Female