Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling

Every person, every story. Even the most seemingly mundane aspects of one’s life will be interesting to another. In learning about history, it’s not just the big moments that are interesting. It’s also the little things, the everyday features of the past. Entire aspects of studies of ancient history are devoted to discovering artefacts and … Continue reading Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling

Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

Too many times people have lamented that early Disney Princesses are insufficient role models because they simply wait around until a Prince saves them. Earlier, I wrote a post on other classic Disney Princesses who are treated as though they too sat around waiting for their Prince to save them. Cinderella seems to consistently be … Continue reading Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

What counts as ‘Real’ literature?

‘Literature’ is a very broad term. The way I see it, literature can be almost anything. Literature is novels, short stories, poems, autobiographies, online fanfiction, magazine articles, online articles, graphic novels, web comics, artworks… Literature is all of this. Not everyone would agree with this, however. There are some people who would say that actually, … Continue reading What counts as ‘Real’ literature?

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Please note: this review contains spoilers for ‘Jane Eyre’ and ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ You perhaps may never have heard of the book Wide Sargasso Sea, but I can almost guarantee that you’ve heard of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. Wide Sargasso Sea rewrites and continues Bertha Mason’s story, as first seen in Jane Eyre. Jean Rhys' … Continue reading Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte