Contrasts, Opposites, and the Need to be Different

By Alex Andy Phuong A prevalent theme in literature and poetry is the idea of opposites.  Famous examples include Marianne and Elinor Dashwood in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, and various character foils in novels like Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations.  Because it is such an effective technique, contrasting ideas have the ability to reveal universal … Continue reading Contrasts, Opposites, and the Need to be Different

“Do I Stay Or Do I Go?”

By Linda Imbler Fruit or dairy which is your preferred? Why cant I have both, or better yet mix them together for that sweet creamsicley goodness. One or the other must show superiority? Really? And what’s the prize? Day and night come together to create twilight and dawn, allowing us to embrace these most romantic … Continue reading “Do I Stay Or Do I Go?”