Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

June 29, 2016 2:54 pm0 comments
Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

Trauma, as Ann Cvetkovich states in her essay An Archive of feelings is the ‘subject of a discourse that has a history’. In fact, in the nineteenth century trauma referred to a physical wound and become later on in the century associated to mental and physic distress. Thanks to the […]

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The American Tories?

June 16, 2016 1:31 pm0 comments
The American Tories?

The United States differs from the United Kingdom in many ways. They have dollars; we have pounds. They call it soccer; we call it football. They drive on the right of the road; we drive on the left. The latter is a good analogy of both countries’ conservative parties’ positioning […]

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Twenty-Something

February 10, 2016 3:00 pm0 comments
Twenty-Something

Okay, so by this age you’re meant to have life figured out. When you say that you’re in your early twenties, people expect that you have finished university and have used your degree in a job that you love. No. This is not how it goes. Okay, so it might […]

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Mourning A Relationship As You Would A Person

January 30, 2016 9:00 am0 comments
Mourning A Relationship As You Would A Person

While I was still in university, the film P.S. I Love You (Hilary Swank, Kathy Bates, Gerard Butler) came out and I watched it in the cinema. I seem to remember crying a lot, but that’s beside the point. I cry at everything. However, in it, there is a scene […]

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