The Coddled College Student
Commentaries

The Coddled College Student

College is supposed to broaden one’s horizons, not limit them; it is supposed to challenge people. The question on my mind, as the notion of trigger warnings begins to encompass the widely accepted literary canon, is where does it stop? Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Literature! An Interview With Dr. Kathleen Komar, Professor of Comparative Literature
Interviews

Let’s Talk Literature! An Interview With Dr. Kathleen Komar, Professor of Comparative Literature

Literature provides us with a way to explore ideas and try out points of view that we might not want to enact in real life. We can explore crises of identity that allow us to understand ourselves better. Continue reading

Now I See You: Nicole C. Kear’s Brave Journey Into the Darkness
Book Reviews

Now I See You: Nicole C. Kear’s Brave Journey Into the Darkness

Resolving to keep her eventual blindness a secret from everyone but her family, Nicole endeavors to employ the age-old adage of carpe diem. However, after a near-death experience, attempting to step out a window onto a fire escape that isn’t actually there, she realized she was no longer in charge of her life, the disease was. Continue reading