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Neil Gaiman’s Three Ladies: Two Titles that Reconfigure the Triple Goddess Archetype

By | Jul 25, 2014 | 38 comments

Gaiman provides his original perspective on the triple goddess archetype in Ocean at the End of the Lane and Sandman.

The Legend of Zelda: Female Representation

By | Jul 23, 2014 | 41 comments

The Legend of Zelda boasts powerful female roles in its characters, but how much power do the women really have?

The Tempest: Shakespeare’s Final Stage Magic

By | Jul 22, 2014 | 15 comments

A sea-storm onstage? Why Shakespeare's last play is his most magical.

Learning The Limits Of Our Values In Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman”

By | Jul 20, 2014 | 15 comments

Miller's bleak representation of American consumerist society and the danger of capitalist values.

Allegory in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death”

By | Jul 19, 2014 | 18 comments

A look at the role of allegory in stories and how it affects the way we interpret stories.

The Nature Novel in American Literature

By | Jul 19, 2014 | 14 comments

The significance of nature writing in our literary landscape.

Film and Medium Specificity: A Voyage to Italy Through France and Russia

By | Jul 17, 2014 | 11 comments

Is film an "impure" art? If so, why should that matter?