There are times I wish I could un-know things, knowing things is such a burden. There are times I wish I could un-see things, like someone’s humanity, seeing souls is such a heavy thing. There is self righteousness in that I know- that need to correct, to feel that I need to (and can) enlighten. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Revolution
If she does not struggle, does it also follow that she is not held?
The show The Handmaid’s Tale has revived interest in the somewhat prophetic novel. It has such depth and scope and covers so many relevant issues that we are facing right now. To me, one of the most fascinating and important, but also difficult to swallow is the dynamic experience of rape throughout the show. We … Continue reading
Empty Pronouns and the End of the World
A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun. It avoids the redundancy of saying a name over and over, thus preventing Beetlejuice from being summoned or Bloody Mary from ripping out your eyes. Pronouns are a magical thing when used properly. Americans have a tendency to misuse the English language to the disdain of … Continue reading