The Rights of Women by Anna Barbauld (Poetry Analysis)

Now, upon first glance Barbauld's poem might seem like she's empowering women and cheering them on. Well, she's not. Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743-1825) didn't support women's rights activism and this poem is a response to Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Most can probably sense the sarcastic tone by the end of the... Continue Reading →

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The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry (Short Story Analysis)

  It's a long thought about dilemma – what if a kidnapped child was so bratty and obnoxious that his/her abductors returned them. Well, O. Henry's short story brings this scenario into play. In the story, the kidnappers are two desperate men named Sam and Bill. Sam is the narrator of the story. They are... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 Favorite Horror Books

  I have loved horror ever since I was a kid. In terms of what it can do, I also believe it's the best genre. I have accumulated many favorites over the years but the following are the ones that have I have loved for years upon years. Or they had some sort of emotional impact on... Continue Reading →

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