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The Dangers of the Periphery

In the Victorian adventure novel, whether it takes place ‘abroad’ or at home in England, most writers show a danger to the core that originates in the periphery.  In The Moonstone, this danger reaches out and nearly rips an entire … Continue reading

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Article about Female Political Candidates

Hi all, I was scrolling through my facebook page and saw an article one of my friends posted that reminded me of our class discussion of how feminine power and beauty are linked. The title of the article is “Kamala … Continue reading

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Detropia and Regress

Detropia is a riveting documentary that explores the consequences of a city that once served as a core, but has fallen into the periphery. The documentary does not make its arguments with a documentarian’s voice, but through interviews with people … Continue reading

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Progress or the Past in the Periphery?

We have discussed the notion of progress abundantly throughout the semester and whether the plots of the novels seem to be moving forward or in what ways they seem to be referencing the past.  After finishing She, I reread the … Continue reading

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She as a Very Dark and Twisted Disney Princess

From when I saw the cover of She until about the third day of reading it, I had high hopes for the female representation in “She.” The powerful woman raising her arms in a commanding fashion, staring at the looker … Continue reading

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