Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Adrienne Kennedy's "Funnyhouse of a Negro" and the Importance of Absurdist Theater
Analyse the usage of absurdist elements in Adrienne Kennedy’s "Funnyhouse of a Negro" and how they functioned in the course of the play.
The Depiction of Alternative Subcultures in Literature
In literature, stereotypes of alternative subcultures are rampant. Analyse the possible bases for such stereotypical depictions.
The Debate of Diagnosis in "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden"
In Joanne Greensberg’s "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden", the protagonist, who is based on Greensberg, is diagnosed with schizophrenia. However, in a 1981 New York Times article, two psychiatrists challenge this diagnosis using the diagnosis criteria in the DSM-3. Using the DSM-5’s diagnosis criteria, can it be argued that the protagonist suffers from schizophrenia?