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

Response to Roland Barthes

Some time ago I attempted to hash out an argument that art could be objectively assessed. But I’m unsatisfied with my logic in hindsight regarding Roland Barthes. The focus of this website was different back then, so I started rambling about modern American politics halfway through the discussion, a surface-level topic which I now find a droll waste of time.

This is a proper… call it a challenge, if you like, of ‘Death of the Author.’

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