popeb1 wrote a new post, Fadwa’s Story, Intergenerational Mourning, and My Take Away from Persepolis, on the site International Fiction 1 year, 6 months ago
Fadwa’s story matters because she represents many of the national protests that are not being acknowledged by media. Moreover, she represents the women who are being oppressed, yet are bo […]
In Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, religion is controlling rather than liberating. The main character, Marji, and other muslims within this story have tensions with the forcing of religion on society from the […]
Masuji Ono spends a lot of time reminiscing about his days as an artist. I sense that he is feeling melancholy as he remembers the better days of his past when he was an artist under Master Takeda and with his […]
popeb1 wrote a new post, Nervous Condition in Tambu and Babamukuru’s Relationship, on the site International Fiction 1 year, 8 months ago
My vagueness and my reverence for my uncle, what he was, what he had achieved, what he represented and therefore what he wanted, had stunted the growth of my faculty of criticism, sapped the energy that in […]
popeb1 wrote a new post, The Common Inaccurate Depiction of Witches and Witchcraft + Yale Minority Student Protest, on the site International Fiction 1 year, 8 months ago
In western culture, witches are often depicted as ugly, evil, and old women, which is–in most cases–an inaccurate picture of the practice of witchcraft or witches. These images and perceptions arise from the […]
How do songs heal people?
Music can bring people to mutual understanding of each other, progressively freeing the hearts of individuals who are in need of healing. Dr. Segall’s Performing Democracy in […]
Preface: What stories had been “largely forgotten” by the western press, in this example? How do the highlights of the western press influence a sense of global memory/forgetting?
The stories that have been […]