Literature · Novels and Novellas · Short Stories

Kate Chopin Tribute

  Kate Chopin (1850-1904) was a writer of short stories and two novels. Her work would fall into the category of realistic fiction/realism. Her short stories were popular during her time but her career went downhill after the publishing of The Awakening due to the novel's controversial subject matter. However, she was later considered one… Continue reading Kate Chopin Tribute

Literature · Short Stories

Greats Short Stories #1

I feel like giving the short story more attention today. It's the best form of literature next to the novel. And since everyone talks about life-changing books, I'm going to talk about short stories that are life-changing. By life-changing, I basically just mean they're really good and had a tremendous impact on me after reading.… Continue reading Greats Short Stories #1

Literature · Novels and Novellas

The Secret of Platform 13 vs Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Recently, I read the children's book The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson. And like millions of others, I've been a big fan of the Harry Potter series since I was a kid. There are some similarities between Platform 13 and the first Harry Potter, some people have claimed that Rowling full-blown plagiarized Ibbotson's… Continue reading The Secret of Platform 13 vs Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone