Why My Favourite Classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, Turns Out to be Racist

            Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel that deals with the inequality, prejudice and ignorance that black people faced in the South in the 1930s. It’s widely been regarded as an exemplary anti-racist text; however, the contrary is true, as is shown by recent criticism. I will hereby analyze how, by taking onContinue reading “Why My Favourite Classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, Turns Out to be Racist”

The Struggles of a Blocked Writer

Everyone who writes regularly knows the feeling of a complete and utter lack of inspiration. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a professional or an amateur, we are all faced by this uncomfortable feeling of not knowing what to write about, or how to continue a piece that we’ve written. Every idea feels unoriginal, every wordContinue reading “The Struggles of a Blocked Writer”

Pocket-Sized Prejudice

I’m pretty sure that everyone is aware of the overall frustration that comes with owning women’s jeans, whether you were the one complaining, or you had to suffer from a rant about them. With this point of frustration, I am obviously referring to the fact that pockets in women’s jeans are complete rubbish. They’re wayContinue reading “Pocket-Sized Prejudice”

In Defense of Fan Fiction

So far, whenever I’ve mentioned the word fan fiction, people either didn’t know what it was or thought about it as something to look down upon. They associate it with either some perverse version of the original work, or with someone who takes another author’s work and changes it to make it all about themselves.Continue reading “In Defense of Fan Fiction”