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Wonder Woman: Why girls and boys need her as a role model

Wonder Woman: Why girls and boys need her as a role model

Last summer I went to Universal Studios in Orlando. While visiting Marvel Land I wanted to find a Black Widow or Jessica Jones poster or some other female superhero souvenir. To my great disappointment, not only was there no Black Widow or Jessica Jones poster, […]

8 Great and Not so Great Fictional Fathers

8 Great and Not so Great Fictional Fathers

I am extremely blessed to have a wonderful Dad who has always encouraged me and been there for me in tough times. In honor of Father’s Day, I have decided to write about different literary fathers who are amazing and amazingly bad. Each of these […]

Colonia vs the Scarlet Letter

Colonia vs the Scarlet Letter

I am a zealous fan of Emma Watson. She not only was Hermione Granger (who just happens to be my childhood idol), but as an adult she has become the living embodiment of all that Hermione represents. For instance, she is a UN Women Global […]

“The Scarlet Letter”

“The Scarlet Letter”

In truth, I started the novel not very enthusiastic. It seemed slow to me. The forbidden couple had already fallen in love and Hester had been found out through an unexpected pregnancy. Her lover remained concealed. It seemed strange to me why Hester wouldn’t turn […]

The Thief-Masterful Use of Foreshadowing

The Thief-Masterful Use of Foreshadowing

Ok, I’m going to take us back to our high school English classes and talk about literary devices…dun dun dun. But have no fear, because I’ll break it down in case you forgot, which I frequently do. Today’s star literary device is foreshadowing. Crash Course […]