The Archetypal Contrast

What do Alexis Zorba and Haruhi Suzumiya have in common? Continue reading

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On knowing others (again) and some comments on The Seventh Seal

Some weeks ago, in the grip of a fever, I wrote a pointless little article called ‘On Knowing Others’. This is a continuation that aims to retroactively add some substance to that. It’s also a tangentially related quick analysis of Bergman’s 1957 classic The Seventh Seal, for some reason.

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Hag-Seed Analysis ft. Intellectual Hypocrisy

Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed is an allegorical retelling of William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest. Obviously. Rather than discuss the simplest possible interpretation for a thousand words we’re going to go over something interesting I thought of instead. Continue reading