“Since unemployment’s so high, people are desperate to make money quickly,” she said. “The locals have given up on real jobs because their bosses don’t pay them. Everyone takes antidepressants. It’s the new Western way.” The signifiers in this quote represent the idea of struggle and the difficulties looking past it. In this quote one […]

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shooting an elephant response

Shooting an Elephant In the short story “Shooting an Elephant” George Orwell claims that “all issues are political” but in this short story there are issues that range from being nonpolitical at all, political and even issues that go beyond political. These issues are important to me in the way I too deal with internal […]

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I Stand Here Ironing

In the narrative “I Stand Here Ironing”, Tillie Olsen uses her narrator to reflect and blame the American government and society as a whole for the lack of care she was able to give to her daughter. Due to social issues at that time in America it was almost impossible for a woman to fend […]

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Hello world!

This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it. Happy blogging!

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