On Literary Criticism

One of my best professors taught women's studies. She understood that feminism was only one way of interpreting the world, and she was interested in whether we could use  it's vocabulary and arguments correctly, not in our adopting that perspective. Once, I wrote a feminist essay on the Canterbury Tales. Based on these lines "No … Continue reading On Literary Criticism

Men and women

"If a generation does not pass down the living tradition to its progeny, they become grounded in the self alone and the meta-narrative dies, introducing anomie, or a lack of norms, into society. The state of anomie is the loss of the only shared language that can exist..." In reconstructing the customs necessary to complete … Continue reading Men and women