Tag Archives: Subtext

Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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The Poetics of Postmodernism

The Poetics of Postmodernism: A History, Theory and Fiction By Linda Hutchinson, 1988 The term Postmodernism is either under defined or over defined.. Word like discontinuity, disruption, dislocation, decentering, intermittentcy. These terms all seem negative though.  Post-modernism installs and then … Continue reading

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Service

November 15, 2016 Service “Service” is the name of this week’s The Walking Dead episode.  I thought that the power struggle between Negan and Rick was a good subtext for the election this year and the subsequent fallout. Tuesday night … Continue reading

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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Ark

October 22, 2014 Ark Generally an Ark is considered a boat, as in Noah’s Ark, but it also refers to the Space Station in The 100. The Ark is the Savior Vessel, containing the last seeds of hope for a … Continue reading

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The Stories Behind The Stories

“Radiant Darkness” was published by universe.com the fall of 2000. I thought l would give you the skinny on the stories—the stories behind the stories. The first story is Death of a Pizzaman which was inspired by the Arthur Miller … Continue reading

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Unsayable

The Unsayable The Unsayable by Annie G Rogers, PhD came out in 2007.  A clinical psychologist, Rogers has spent 15 years researching girls and young women, and here she uses those case studies, along with her own experiences details how, … Continue reading

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