The Patriarchy’s Deadly Fear of the New Woman

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

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I Was Five… (Remembering 9/11)

I was five when I learned what terror was. It was the image of two tall buildings drowning in fire and debris, crumbling to the ground. I had just got off of school, still in my white and navy blue uniform, when I stood by my parents' door and watched the television weep as terror … Continue reading I Was Five… (Remembering 9/11)