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Who could imagine that someone society regards as a person of lesser importance due to the struggles of their day-to-day lives could have so profound an impact on a perfectly normal mother of two with a heart full of compassion? In Stuart McLean’s Emil, a story is woven about the bonds that can be formed between people who care enough to break the repetition of day-to-day life and truly see.. Read More

Theory Wars

When viewing Star Wars, the lens that I think is most important in terms of understanding the film is the gender lens. This lens, which brings to light the ever-present sexism in media and the struggles brought on to characters due to their gender, sex, or lack thereof is perfect for understanding the dynamics between sexes and genders in the far-away galaxy. The power struggles women and gender-fluid or neutral.. Read More