While reading Andrea Camilleri’s The Revolution of the Moon I was deeply moved. A big factor of that is who Camilleri chose to portray in this historical novel. He chose to tell the story of Donna Eleanora de Moura, who reigned over Sicily for only 27 days. 27 days of revolutionary and progressive ideas. Yet,… Read More Why history forgets its women
I’m 23 at the point of writing this. I’m a cis woman and I identify as queer. I have a chronic illness and suffer from anxiety, in the past depression too. I am also a lot more than that. A student, a reader, a daughter, a friend, to name a few. What I am not… Read More My identity shouldn’t be a box you can tick off
Analysis of symbolism in literature is a very popular element of a lot of classical literary criticism and something every student remembers doing in their literature class. Even though our perception of symbolism as a stylistic device is tainted by analysis of classics in a classroom setting, contemporary literature incorporates symbolism in accessible yet still… Read More Hauntingly Gray – Symbolism in Contemporary Literature
Well, hello there and welcome to my blog! As new as this site looks at the moment, the experience itself isn’t new for me. I’ve been blogging for quite a while now, some of you here might even remember that. My blogging experience ended in a detour to a channel on Youtube where I created… Read More Welcome!