In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Victorian life is very contained, conformed, and composed. That is, until some mysterious foreigner known as Dracula comes along. Through the journey and tragedy of the novel, readers paint Dracula as this villain that corrupts a pure and conservative society. However, with a close look at the text and its plethora… Continue reading The Patriarchy’s Deadly Fear of the New Woman
England was a dystopia in the 1600’s. There was plague slithering around devouring people, malnutrition encircled people’s bellies, unemployment drained families, and famine strangled the people… England was suffering, so losing faith in a higher being was something that spread throughout the towns. People assign a higher being with the responsibility of maintaining their well-being… Continue reading Paradise Lost, Eyes Never Regained.
An analysis of the "black body" in Ta-Nehisi Coates's autobiography Between the World and Me and Richard Wright's poem Between the World and Me.