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Mental Illness and ‘The Babadook’

By | Nov 19, 2014 | 26 comments

How The Babadook provides an alternative presentation of mental health in horror.

From Noun to Verb: The Consequences of our New Idea of “Text”

By | Nov 18, 2014 | 30 comments

How our changing idea of what constitutes a "text" has intellectual and philosophical consequences on man's perception of reality.

Love in Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto

By | Nov 17, 2014 | 27 comments

The manga Naruto embodies many aspects of love, showing love's deeper meanings. These meanings are presented in this article.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: A Monster Makes the Hero’s Journey

By | Nov 16, 2014 | 24 comments

This character is violent, vicious and unpredictable, but there is something likeable about him.

The Kid with a Bike: A Youth Worker’s Perspective

By | Nov 15, 2014 | 14 comments

A close textual analysis of the Dardennes' The Kid with a Bike, read from the perspective of a youth development.

Sherlock, Autism, and the Cultural Politics of Representation

By | Nov 12, 2014 | 38 comments

Autistic characters on television are often misrepresented. See what fans of BBC's Sherlock are doing about it.

Lorde and the Ambiguous ‘You': the Idyllic Relationship of Pure Heroine

By | Nov 9, 2014 | 30 comments

Lorde's frequented use of the singular second person and plural first person shows that she's addressing someone; but who?