(Context: This is a part of a longer essay that I am currently writing on The Odyssey and The Iliad. After the analysis of Nostalgia, the second part would be an analysis of Home. Following that is an analysis of the portrayal of Greatness in The Iliad, and typing them together in an exposition of … Continue reading Home, Nostalgia, and The Odyssey
This is my stream-of-consciousness answer to a school book club question about Brave New World (which I read a few years ago and recently revisited in audio form). Question: "If like in the novel, the technology of ‘test tube babies’ (in vitro fertilisation and development) is perfected someday in the future, would you agree or … Continue reading Some Thoughts on “Brave New World”
A short story on responsibility, fatherhood, and love.
This is for a bit of fun and a bit of laughs. Named after Samuel Beckett's famous play and inspired by the many times in which my sister loses her Apple Pencil. Waiting For Godot Albert: Brother of Suzanne. Age: 16-18. Tall, rather slim. Suzanne: Sister of Albert. Age: 10-12. Prepubescently naive. Cashier: Maintains a … Continue reading (Inspired by Waiting for Godot) Waiting for the Apple Pencil