A Formal Apology to the Literature I Refused to Learn From

Dear literature I refused to learn from, You were written with the intent of teaching me valuable lessons, and I haven't learned anything. It isn't because I haven't ruminated on your messages. In fact, I think it's all I do day in and day out. It must be simply because I'm stubborn. In short, your themes … Continue reading A Formal Apology to the Literature I Refused to Learn From

Wanted, Wanted: Dolores Haze

She's young, that much is certain. Lolita is eternally somewhere between the age of 12 and 17. She's precocious, but worse, she's also persistent. She wears heart-shaped sunglasses and licks heart-shaped lollipops. And popular opinion seems to be that she deserved everything that was "coming to her". For me, Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita was love … Continue reading Wanted, Wanted: Dolores Haze