“A Quick Temper, Sharp Tongue, and Restless Spirit”: Jo March Seeks Emancipation in Little Women

Louisa May Alcott is often considered synonymous with her most famous protagonist, Josephine March. The comparison is drawn most prominently because of their mutual dedication to writing. More than that, they were each forced into exploiting their greatest passion for the sake of survival. While the Marchs live in genteel poverty, the Alcotts were comparatively … Continue reading “A Quick Temper, Sharp Tongue, and Restless Spirit”: Jo March Seeks Emancipation in Little Women

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How Do We Feel About Jeremy Thorpe? A Brief Review of A Very English Scandal

Hugh Grant, England’s quintessential bad boy, has risen to a new level of storytelling. His slope-eyed face and easy wit has drawn me in since Bridget Jones. But there’s something about Grant’s most recent dramatis persona that simultaneously fascinates and repels me. Last Thursday, Amazon Prime released A Very English Scandal, based on the novel … Continue reading How Do We Feel About Jeremy Thorpe? A Brief Review of A Very English Scandal