Author Note: I have recently switched birth control prescriptions. So far, I haven't really gotten any negative symptoms. I might do another review at the end of this prescription. My menstrual cycle has been inconsistent and irregular since I got it at age 11. It started off by only happening every five or six months.... Continue Reading →
Livingston creates a world that is ugly beneath the façade of beautiful creatures and content lives. The fair folk may have everything they desire but they are not happy. They are too accustomed to bliss for it to hold any power over them.
There's something about being different that makes it both a curse and a blessing. Whether you grew up being pressured to change, told to embrace your uniqueness or both. You can probably relate to, at point or another, being consumed by your differences, regardless of whether or not they were the most important aspects of... Continue Reading →
Author's Note: My opinion on religion has changed since making this blog post. I am now an atheist. I respect your religious beliefs, please respect mine. I recently left Islam and before you jump to the comments section, Muslims are great people and deserve as much respect as anyone else. Yes, there are questionable things... Continue Reading →
When it comes to interpreting literature, there are two main approaches: death of the author and authorial intent. Death of the Author Authorial Intent the author's intentions and context should not determine what is the correct interpretation of the text mid 20th century literary criticism "The Death of the Author" is a 1967 essay by... Continue Reading →
0 - 8 I did not fit seamlessly into either the label of tomboy or girly girl. I flitted around between these two. On the one hand I liked dresses, playing with kitchen sets and babies (I've wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember). On the other hand, I liked... Continue Reading →
At the beginning of each year, we have a unique opportunity to reflect on the past year's mistakes. Here are my 19 resolutions to leave 2018's mistakes behind.
As 2018 comes to an end, it hits me that I've grown so much as a person. 2017 was when every crack widened until it all broke into a hundred tiny pieces. 2018 was when I had to pick up the pieces and try to put them back together. I stopped expecting my friends to... Continue Reading →
The Divide: Part 1 Early Childhood Gender is embedded into the English language. Terms such as 'he' 'she' act as a replacement for names. Although a convenient short form, it acts to centralise a person's gender to their identity. This is emphasised by mainstream television, where the baby's gender is the first to be asked... Continue Reading →