My pallet has lost its vibrancy, colours mixed in the wrong equation. My paintbrush has dried up, boar bristles jagged and harsh. My toolbox, playing hide and seek. I stare at my canvas and despise what I have created – dullness – I loath it. The theory has overpowered the aesthetic. The rush has displaced … More Writer’s Block & Recalibration: Nabokov’s Lolita
The other day I went to the kitchen tea party of a girl I had never met, I had been invited by her bridesmaid, a friend of mine. I was welcomed into the room by a flutter of overdressed women fussing over drinks and food. There she was, the bride to be – I think … More The Uncanny Valley: Plastic Surgery & Transhumanism
I spent almost four years in a toxic semi-relationship, a relationship where the more he didn’t want me, the more I wanted him, and the minute I gave up, he would reel me back in. I was endlessly fascinated by this – I am an attractive, hilariously funny, and occasionally intelligent woman – He was … More The Anatomy Of Pseudo Desire
Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse have many commonalities. They were all iconic musicians, avid drug users, profoundly talented, and all died at the age of 27. Is it possible that they made a deal with the devil? Fame in exchange for their souls – death deciding the … More The Curse Of The 27 Club
You slowly open your eyes as a new day begins, sleep stuck in the corners of your eyes. The first light of day seeps into your room as you attempt to pull the heavy blankets forward and get out of bed. No matter how hard you try, you can’t move, the panic building as you … More What Is Sleep Paralysis?
Firstly it is important to clarify that in this scenario this is an otherwise healthy individual, who desires to die as they have a possibility of having dementia. It is not clear what type of dementia this individual may have, but for this argument I will set the parameters of dementia as an umbrella term … More Euthanasia Or Merciless Extinction?
Alfred Hitchcock, a man who frequently employed Freudian theories uses these theories in the film “Vertigo”. For this analysis multiple psychoanalytical theories were put into used to represent thoughts if feministic approach to the film, these include; Oedipal complex, the ego, the mirror, an uneven look, the gaze and phallogocentrism “penis envy”. Firstly one must consider … More Vertigo: A Feminist Theory
The concept of modernism can be understood in the film by Alfred Hitchcock, “North by Northwest”. The film can be understood as modern in two different aspects, the first being cultural and the second being technological. The cultural aspect is seen through the movies’ use of unconventional themes of deception, mistaken identity and the technological … More North By Northwest: Modernism & Hitchcock
In answering the question as to how the French revolutionaries succeeded and failed with their ambitions, it is important to address certain questions such as; what were the French revolutionary’s ambitions?, how did they succeed and fail those ambitions?, what was the real prepose for the revolution? And how did the old regime contrast with … More Did the French Revolution succeed?
Is Knowledge of both writing and reading contexts important to our understanding of texts? In answering the question as to whether or not the knowledge of both reading and writing contexts is important to the understanding of texts, I have chosen to use the texts ‘The Hind’ by Sir Thomas Wyatt and ‘Daddy’ by Sylvia … More Death Of The Author: Sylvia Plath & Sir Thomas Wyatt