On Beauty March 14, 2019 In the novel On Beauty by Zadie Smith, there are a few instances of racial tension as the story progresses. The Besley family is mixed; the father is white, the mother is black and their kids are mixed. Just within this main family, there is a lot of racial tension, [...]
Category: Comic Literature about College Life
Engl 3230 Spring 2019
Madeleine Hanna and Jackie Stacey’s Discourses on Feminism
A short essay comparing Jackie Stacey's feminist discourses to the main character of this novel's life.
A Secret History by Donna Tartt – A Psychoanalytical Approach
Written January 22, 2019 The Secret History by Donna Tartt is a mind-boggling novel about 6 students studying Greek at a college in Vermont where two of the students actually die. There is a lot going on from a mental standpoint in these characters, which Freud’s theory can help with. Despite how horrific the events [...]