I recently wrote an essay on this book for university (grade still pending) so I’m trying not to repeat anything that I wrote in the essay in this review because self-plagiarism is a thing and I don’t want to get called into the office to discuss it.
Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is an iconic novel produced during the Beat Generation in 1950s America. According to many people it is one of the books that you need to read before you die. I don’t agree. On the Road is a roman à clef, a romanticised version of Kerouac’s own road trips across America. On the Road is full… Continue reading Book Review – On the Road by Jack Kerouac
There was a partial solar eclipse in the UK today. I caught some (not very good, I admit) photos with my camera. These photos were actually taken at 9.31am but I haven’t changed the time stamp on my camera since the clocks went back in October so that’s why they’re stamped at 10.31am. It was… Continue reading Partial Solar Eclipse in the UK.
Writing an essay on a book you hate while you have the flu is horrible. Like, ‘I-want-to-break-down-and-cry-or-possibly-smash-up-my-laptop’ horrible. I can’t concentrate on the topic I’m writing on at all and the book I’m writing on is just annoying me. I’ve almost finished it but my grade will be terrible because I’m 90% sure most of… Continue reading Whiny personal post ahead…
Before I start I must admit that I have already read this play once before, a few years ago when I was about 17. I read it for college and loved it and I’ve recently read it again for university. I love this play so much that I thought it would be useful to write a… Continue reading Book Review – A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams