Ambiguity in “The Love Suicide at Amijima” and “Hamlet”

Chikamatsu is notorious for his plays on words that include double meanings, irony, and references to other plays. These phrases add to the romantic aspect of the piece. Chikamatsu shows here that he likes to illustrate a realistic world that is not guided by strict laws. The ambiguity begins on the first page with the… Read more Ambiguity in “The Love Suicide at Amijima” and “Hamlet”

Project 2

REFLECTION For this second project, originally I wanted to do another story about the topic. Instead of Slavery, I wanted to foucs on the mythology of Indian culture. With this in mind, at first I wanted to focus on the Cryptids of India. Crytids, as explained in the video essay, are creatures and animals that… Read more Project 2

Revised Second Project

Kaitlyn Mader Dr. Helms Currents in Global Literature October 20, 2020 Second Project- Themes and Symbols in Shakuntala             For my second project, I decided to do a more interactive and visual project.  I decided to do a Jeopardy type “game”.  I chose to do this project on Kalidasa’s play Shakuntala.  I wanted to focus… Read more Revised Second Project

Second Major Project: The Literary Analysis Podcast Episode Two: Justice and Danticat

Script: Opening Music Luke: Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Literary Analysis Podcast, I am your host Luke. Today marks the second episode in the podcast and today we will be taking a deep dive into Edwidge Danticat’s 2004 piece entitled The Dew Breaker and how it contributes to an ongoing conversation surrounding justice… Read more Second Major Project: The Literary Analysis Podcast Episode Two: Justice and Danticat

Becoming Human

I want to start out my story by saying that I’ve written this so many times in so many different ways but I want this to just be totally honest. As such this is a true story told from my own perspective and it contains some adult themes and language and I’m sorry if that… Read more Becoming Human