Dead Bodies, Dead Bodies, and More Dead Bodies

Upon the arrival at Kurtz’s camp, a sense of intensity is established due to the rhythmic beat of the music. The sound mirrors that of a heartbeat and foreshadows disaster and doom. Willard hadn’t even stepped onto the land, and I already anticipated some cruel, vicious scene. The lack of sound also heightens the terror by putting … More Dead Bodies, Dead Bodies, and More Dead Bodies

Africa…Ancient and in Desperate Need of our Help

In our expedition to Africa, a primitive land filled with savages, the key was strategy. Of course we were (and still are) superior to the natives; however, we lacked the knowledge in obtaining resources, so first impressions were important. Thus, when choosing whether to push our luck or err on the side of caution, we … More Africa…Ancient and in Desperate Need of our Help

Scandal, Eroticism, and More!! Did I Mention I was Referring to Kid Literature?

Children, Cover Your Eyes Ch. 16: “It’s All About Sex… Twenty-first century America seems to advertise eroticism excessively. As opposed to inhibiting such inappropriateness from entering the mind’s of innocent, young girls and boys, popular culture constantly presents scandal through film, novels, and music. I’ve even realized that as time goes on, younger and younger generations … More Scandal, Eroticism, and More!! Did I Mention I was Referring to Kid Literature?

Déjà vu…Did Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde Reincarnate into Jack Torrance?

  Chapter 4: Now, Where Have I Seen Her Before? Wait! I Just Read That…or Maybe I Didn’t Coming across old friends in literature is akin to a chocoholic taking a break from the deliciousness for a while and then diving right back in. The excitement of revisiting something so familiar and beloved never ends. Strange Case … More Déjà vu…Did Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde Reincarnate into Jack Torrance?