Books Connect the Human Race (Part 1 of 2)

We live in an age where there is a vast multitude of ways to entertain ourselves. Of the hundreds of channels on TV, most run programming twenty-four hours a day. Newspapers are delivered daily to households across the world; the internet never turns off. And of course, there are books. According to the American LibraryContinue reading “Books Connect the Human Race (Part 1 of 2)”

Through the Looking Glass: Self-Knowledge Through Reading in “Frankenstein” (Part 2 of 2)

In Frankenstein, Habermas’ thoughts and theories are clearly taken as fact, and are enacted throughout many of the characters’ stories. The three characters that demonstrate and confirm Habermas’ theories the most blatantly are Walton, the explorer on an expedition to the Arctic, Victor Frankenstein, and the Creature himself. Each of their personal narratives recount aContinue reading “Through the Looking Glass: Self-Knowledge Through Reading in “Frankenstein” (Part 2 of 2)”


This piece is dedicated to Stephanie Mullen-Sin (@mullen_sin), an artist in search of a muse, who became a muse of my own. I hope you enjoy it! Freedom is a funny thing, thought Stephanie, staring down at the type-filled pages in her daughter’s hands. She remembered when those rows of black figures looked to herContinue reading “Freedom”