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Children of The Corn by Stephen King Video Essay

November 18, 2020

By: Richard M. Max Mara   Stephen King’s “Children of the Corn” follows a couple on the cusp of divorce that take a trip to California as a last-ditch effort to save their marriage. The trip takes a turn for … Continued

The Dangers of Anger

November 17, 2020

Matheson’s “Mad House” tells the story of Chris Neal, a man who once dreamt of becoming a distinguished author. However, he failed in this dream and has instead grown into a miserable person with an uncontrollable temper. This temper slowly … Continued

ALONE

November 17, 2020

In Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,” The author uses the narrator to explain her relationship between the narrator and the house, representing how the narrator’s mental health gets worse while the relationship between her husband and her gets worse. It shows … Continued

The Respect the Wild Demands – Can Kilic

November 17, 2020

    Transcript: In Jack London’s story “To Build a Fire”, he describes a tale of man’s journey through a harsh wilderness. The older man is alone except for his companion, a wolf-dog mix. He underestimates the severity and unforgiving … Continued

Never Lose Hope

November 17, 2020

In Hemingway’s, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, he paints a story of a little café with two waiters, and an old man ordering drinks. Throughout the story, the two waiters engage in a dialogue about an old man sitting at the … Continued

Surprise Stoning: Attacking Gender Norms in “The Lottery”

November 17, 2020

Transcript: Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery” explores gender norms and the conforming values of tradition through the suspenseful nature of a dystopian society. The story was published in 1940s America, when the United States was recovering from the events … Continued

Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?

November 17, 2020

Nov. 17, 2020 Caroline Cochrane “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates was first published in 1966 in the Epoch Magazine. In this story, A young girl named Connie strives to be nothing like her … Continued