This semester, I have had to read many books, write a lot and especially work in my English proficiency to improve my literature skills in the language. I am used to read in my two native languages: French and Spanish.... Continue Reading →
I’ve learned to not question things.
It’s easy with things like bus rides. Where maybe you have to switch routes three times but usually if you’re patient, you’ll get there. Or food; “this tastes good but I definitely don’t want to know what is in it” is something I have said maybe a little too often.
But sometimes it gets much harder to not questions things. As a white feminist from the western world, I want to point out the systematic sexism crippling so many societies. In Myanmar, women aren’t allowed to touch many of the most religious rights. In Vietnam, men choose their wives often through a kidnapping process. In Morocco it is rare to see a woman wandering the streets, particularly in the smaller towns.
Parts of me want to question everything I see. I want to point out that maintaining discrimination at a UNESCO World Heritage site…
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The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them Stephen King is probably one the most famous contemporary authors. His horror fictions have been adapted into different movies and TV shows, which makes him memorable. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →
“Life isn’t a support-system for art. It’s the other way around” I am currently in page 110 of the 284 of the book On Writing by Stephen King. I stopped before the chapter "Toolbox," without having read enough to draw... Continue Reading →