Monthly Archives: July 2015

A TROPE AND A QUESTION

Dear ARTICHOKE, I have a question. Specifically, a question regarding a trope, and why it is so frequently so. Let me explain: Firstly, in the words of Philip Pullman, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that young protagonists in search … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC SELF-CANNIBALISM

Dear ONION, I’ve tried to start this letter several ways. And instead of beginning it with a general discussion on artistic self-cannibalism (as I originally intended), I think I’m just going to have to do it by talking about the … Continue reading

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THE DROWNING GIRL, THE SECOND

THE DROWNING GIRL, THE SECOND This is a response to Artichoke’s letter, here, and by no means a full, comprehensive analysis of Kiernan’s The Drowning Girl in its own right– this is merely a few things that I really wanted … Continue reading

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