Posts Tagged ‘ identity ’

A Wounded World

September 4, 2016
A Wounded World

“The world has wounded this boy terribly, Marsh, and he can’t forgive it. He’s angry and obstinate and fears nothing— even and especially me. I just can’t make this boy see and act for his own good. He hides from the world in that bloody garden and paints the moments of his life, ignoring his […]

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Heaven in His Arms

August 28, 2016
Heaven in His Arms

All single men in the colony must marry within a fortnight of the arrival of the king’s girls. If they don’t, they’ll be denied their precious fur trading licenses. (Loc. 500-501) For today’s post I’ve chosen to write a review for an adventure romance entitled Heaven in His Arms, written by Lisa Ann Verge, which […]

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Our Little Secrets

August 18, 2016
Our Little Secrets

Today I’m going to review Our Little Secrets, a western and historical romance written by Merry Farmer, which is the first book in the Montana Romance series. “I think both of you have guilty consciences that like to make up terrifying stories.” (p. 192) It’s 1895 and Charlotte Baldwin, a runaway heiress, arrives in the […]

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Moment of Silence

May 7, 2016
Moment of Silence

In the darkest nights feel the power in you Take a moment of silence and fight for the truth Watching the days go by nothing changed, nothing new Take a moment of silence and fight for the truth. Almost every year, the National Final for the Eurovision Song Contest ends up or it is linked […]

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When I See Your Face

October 31, 2015
When I See Your Face

I wrote in an older review that I’m pretty shy when it comes to contemporary literature, because I’m not very accustomed to its genres, styles and new trends; plus, I don’t always know what I’m getting into. However, after recently discovering a few Romanian and foreign book tubers and after creating my Goodreads and Twitter […]

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Seven Years in Tibet

July 7, 2015
Seven Years in Tibet

We think that the West and the Eastern world are very different from one another. However, there are times in history when both of them are equally threatened by totalitarian regimes. Some people believe that history is cyclical, but sometimes it can be somewhat simultaneous and this aspect can be seen clearly in the war […]

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Issues of Identity 2

January 10, 2015
Issues of Identity 2

19th Century American Fiction Part 1 As time goes by, nature seems to lose the battle against industrialization. In a world that becomes more and more mechanical and materialistic we find a character like Bartleby, one who draws our attention to the fact that people are not brought together by progress, but they are pushed […]

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Issues of Identity 1

January 8, 2015
Issues of Identity 1

19th Century American Fiction What interests us in this essay is to see the way identity (of the individual and of the state) is described in some of the 19th century stories written in the United States of America. Puritanism and the Civil War are two of the factors that left their mark on the […]

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Woman Hollering Creek

April 13, 2014
Woman Hollering Creek

In certain cultures, people live their lives according to a certain set of rules, according to which the roles of men and women should never get mixed up. Men are the head of their families, the active and free ones, while women are destined to be passive and submissive wives and mothers. Plus, when speaking […]

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