Films

Suicide Squad (2016) | Movie Review

I’ve been wanting to do this review for a while (I saw it when it first came out in theaters!) but I’ve put it off. But now I’ve seen it again (on Amazon video) and I’m ready to give my review. The premise of Suicide Squad is Amanda Waller assembling a team of criminals and… Continue reading Suicide Squad (2016) | Movie Review

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Literature · Novels and Novellas

Book Pet Peeves

Everyone has their pet peeves when it comes to books. Some of mine are probably pretty common. But I would like to do a little ranting myself so that’s why I decided to do mthis post. These pet peeves are about both the book’s story content and physical aspects of the book itself (cover content,… Continue reading Book Pet Peeves

Literature

Eliza Haywood (c.1693-1756) | Author Exploration

Eliza Haywood (1693? – 1756) was a prolific British author of the 18th century. She published over 70+ works, and was primarily known as a novelist. Many details of her life seem to be disputed, including the year she was born. Haywood enjoyed a successful writing career. Her first and most famous novel, was Love… Continue reading Eliza Haywood (c.1693-1756) | Author Exploration

Literature · Poetry

Eve’s Apology in Defense of Women by Aemilia Lanyer | Poetry Analysis

Eve’s Apology in Defense of Women is a poem by Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645) that comes from her work Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum and when I first read it I was fascinated – the poem basically makes an argument that blaming all women for Eve’s sin is silly, and that if she is to be blamed… Continue reading Eve’s Apology in Defense of Women by Aemilia Lanyer | Poetry Analysis

Literature · Novels and Novellas

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys | Book Review

Wide Sargasso Sea is a “response” to Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. It gives the infamous madwoman, Bertha, in Bronte’s novel a backstory. This is a great idea for a book – despite not appearing in the Bronte’s book very much she has fascinated readers and critics alike. Including me. Unfortunately, Wide Sargasso Sea proved to… Continue reading Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys | Book Review