In The Time Machine, H.G. Wells suggests, through the Time Traveller, that the theories and practices of his time in the late 19th century England may hold potential for surprising results in the future. The Time Traveller falls into the year 802 701, A.D., where he discovers that the human race has evolved into two […]Read more "Degeneration of Human Intelligence in H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine"
Love is a many-splendoured thing. It is magnificent, glorious, and beautiful, and it takes many forms. As the universal language of the world, it is one of the most common themes of literature, be it drama, poetry, or prose. In this essay, we will compare the various interpretations of love in Hamlet (play), The Cinnamon […]Read more "Love is a many-splendoured thing"
Although William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a revenge play, it also tackles two of the four kinds of love: passionate love or “Eros,” and love between friends or “Phileo.” Ironically, the ideal representation of love in Hamlet is not the two examples of romantic love in it—Claudius and Gertrude’s, and Hamlet and Ophelia’s—but the love between […]Read more "Hamlet"
Right at the beginning I knew that you’re already taken, and I didn’t think much about it then since I only befriended you because you were new in the city. I know how it feels to be in a place where you have no immediate family, and it can be tough. We clicked together right at […]Read more "Goodbye. Hello."
Today I had a doctor’s appointment that lasted for about two and a half hours. And guess what it’s for? Dental braces installation. Ugh. I arrived 15 minutes earlier than my scheduled time, and I felt good about myself for that! *pats myself on the back* At exactly 1230, the lady my sister and I […]Read more "For the love of a better smile"
Last Saturday, I was so bored since I had nothing else to do. I no longer had to review for IELTS as I’d already written the exam that morning till after 1 p.m. I texted my British buddy about my boredom, and so he invited me for a drive around Edmonton after he finished his dinner. […]Read more "A drive around the city"
Because of the wonderful world of “the seven kingdoms,” I have recently gained a friend from that app I talked about on my last post. This new friend of mine is a British national who has just arrived in this country last month. We connected online last week because of my post on the app where […]Read more "All Because of “Game of Thrones”"