Frankenstein, 61-107

After Justine’s execution, Victor starts to become extremely sad and even contemplates suicide.  He is held back by the thought of Elizabeth, his father, and the beautiful scenery at his family home.  Victor then finds himself in despair once again and looks to find something pure with natural beauty so he ventures to the summit of Montanvert, where he comes across his monster.  The monster convinces Victor to come back to his ice cave and here is where the perspective changes in this book to that of the monsters. … Read the rest here

Paper proposal

Scope:  I am looking to dissect the underlying roots and causes of police brutality from the late twentieth century to present day.  Whites discriminating and being afraid of blacks has been existent in history for an extremely long time, but the idea of police brutality is a relatively recent one and in 1991, a taxi driver named Rodney King was brutally beaten by the Los Angeles Police Department after he refused to pull his car over for speeding. … Read the rest here

Marx in Soho

In Howard Zinn’s Marx in Soho performed by Bob Weick, Karl Marx was introduced to the 21st century world, in which capitalism and money still rules.  Money exists as the anchor of 21st century society, and while people that have money are loving the idea and stability of capitalism, the poor despise the current system.  Capitalism exists as a way for the rich to get richer and the poor to get poorer in Marx’s eyes. … Read the rest here