A brief follow up to my last post. I finished rereading Uncle Tom’s Cabin while on a flight home from South Korea (I was traveling there for a few days, visiting a friend and just experiencing some of what South Korea has to offer; post to come about that experience). I figured out what I find to…… Continue reading “Consider the Context” Part 2
The other day, I posted this as a status on Facebook: It’s amazing what a few years and some learning can do to my perceptions of literature. The first time I read Uncle Tom’s Cabin, I was twelve, and I cried my eyes out because of the horrific incidents and the tragic characters. The second time…… Continue reading “Consider the Context.”
This probably falls under the heading of “first world problem” but I live in the first world and deal with this problem so, whatever that phrase means, it’s still something that I’m dealing with. I wonder: are grad students entitled to have a life outside of graduate school? The entire time I’ve been a student,…… Continue reading Can I have a life, please?