Poetry Appreciation: ‘Evolution’ by Sherman Alexie

This post is a part of my ‘Poetry Appreciation’ segment wherein every once in a while I share a poem that I like. Today I’ve chosen Sherman Alexie's 'Evolution'. About Sherman Alexie: Sherman Alexie is a Native American poet, novelist, short-story writer, and filmmaker. He is a Spokane/ Coeur d’Alene tribal member and grew up … Continue reading Poetry Appreciation: ‘Evolution’ by Sherman Alexie

Poetry Appreciation: ‘Who Said It Was Simple’ by Audre Lorde

This post is a part of my ‘Poetry Appreciation’ segment wherein every once in a while I share a poem that I like. Today I've chosen Audre Lorde's 'Who said It Was Simple'. About Audre Lorde: Audre Lorde (18 February 1934 - 17 November 1992) was an American writer, civil rights activist, feminist, womanist, and … Continue reading Poetry Appreciation: ‘Who Said It Was Simple’ by Audre Lorde

Wuthering Heights: Exploring Heathcliff’s Darkness

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847) is a tale of tragedy and revenge. Heathcliff, one of the prime characters of the novel, lies at the centre of the tragedy and is the perpetrator of the revenge. His deeds leave no doubt that he is violent, abusive, and cruel. What intrigues me the most about Heathcliff in … Continue reading Wuthering Heights: Exploring Heathcliff’s Darkness