Captain Underpants and Criticisms Capricious Censorship Essay

Captain Underpants and Criticisms Capricious Censorship Banning books has been a hot topic of debate better known since the iconic and ironic banning of Ray Bradbury's, Fahrenheit 451. The American Library Association holds record of the Office for Intellectual Freedoms lists of banned books or books in question to be banned since they began advocating … Continue reading Captain Underpants and Criticisms Capricious Censorship Essay

Into the Water Review

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Wow! I have never felt the urge to write a review before. However, I feel that this needs to be said... those negative reviews, "too many characters" or "all over the place" are just the silliest! Yes, there are a lot of points of view going on in this … Continue reading Into the Water Review

Wink Poppy Midnight Review

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke - I couldn't begin to describe what an aesthetically pleasing, literature name dropping, magical fairy tale this book is... Or perhaps that's all that needs saying... Three extraordinary kids will send your mind spinning and head turning as you continue to look over your shoulder to discover who … Continue reading Wink Poppy Midnight Review

Dorian Gray Today Essay

Dorian Gray's relevance today It is one thing to simply age with grace and acceptance at all fleeting youth bestows. It is another to watch yourself age from the view point of despair, within that fleeting youth is the time lost against your very life. In Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, we meet … Continue reading Dorian Gray Today Essay

Shakespeare Discussion

This last week, we covered Poetry in my English 102 course. I think that my favorite aspect of our reading was being able to compare William Shakespeare's Sonnet 18, to the Modified Sonnet by Howard Moss, Shall I compare Thee to a Summer's Day? I didn't think comparing these two poems, and their opposition would … Continue reading Shakespeare Discussion