T.S. Eliot: Isolated Love Song

The Love Song of the Lonely J. Alfred Prufrock: A Closer Look T.S. Eliot constructs a sympathetic character named J. Alfred Prufrock through imagery and language that symbolize how Prufrock alienates himself from the rest of his decaying world. Eliot is successful in not only telling Prufrock’s unfortunate story but also conveys basic human truths […]

Emily Dickinson: Master of Madness

Emily Dickinson was a brilliant poet who challenged traditional conventions and forced readers into dark yet captivating worlds in which she explored themes such as death, religion, individuality, longing and madness. She was very perceptive of the world around her and yet cautious about her presentation to others. Today she would most likely be diagnosed […]

Two Independent Film Reviews: Shadows, The Squid & The Whale

If you’ve never watched an Independent Film: You might not be used to a film that delves into a character’s actions and motivations. Independent films are often times multi-vocal in their technique, so we get to experience the emotions of multiple characters. The best thing about watching films like these is that they are thought-provoking […]