Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Being Above the Law in "How to Get Away With Murder"
Analyze the issue of the show’s main characters being involved in law yet acting above it (i.e. through murders, blackmailing, theft). What are the implications of this hypocrisy and how can this form a commentary on modern society or human nature? How is the show so appealing despite the characters going against simple black-and-white laws most people have been raised to instinctively follow? How can we condemn real-life criminals, yet root for these fictional ones as they do the exact same thing? Do the characters’ backstories inform and alter our perspective of them, humanizing them so it becomes more difficult to see them as villains?
|Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: The Symbolic and Ironic Deaths of the Homunculi|
|Feminism and Disney: They're Not As Different As You Might Think|
|Parallel and Alternate Realities; Fiction Tells us the Difference|
|Death Parade: Humanity in Yuzuru Tachikawa's Anime|
|Should Superhero Franchises have a Definite Ending|
|The Nightmare Before Christmas: Why Being Unique in Hollywood Still Matters|
|The Legend of Korra: Empathizing with Villains|