Wow another poem: “Mother”(revised)

I’m okay, I just wanted to revise this for an art contest about the asian experience or something. Mother Concern in her words. Aggression in her tone. Stale off the boat, thirty-something years, she’s mastered the American voice all too well. And as much as she wants her daughter to do the same: be loud, be brash; speak up, take what you want; live the dream as she did. My dream is American, because I am American, but it is not an American dream. Mother talks in the language of the free, But her daughter thinks in it, and somehow, … Continue reading Wow another poem: “Mother”(revised)

Analysis: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Log 5 – James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man A Portrait of the Student as a Chronic Procrastinator   Jame Joyce calls his novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and the thing to note is the word “portrait;” a portrait specifically of the artist. It is not a story or a journey necessarily, but an image that captures the essence of this young artist. This is reflected in the use of stream-of-consciousness in general, because the long winding thought threads Joyce takes us on often leave little room for actual plot … Continue reading Analysis: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

“What was Missing” (Adventure Time) Analysis

Time to whip out the burning passion I have for Bubbline(the shipping of Marceline Abadeer and Princess Bubblegum from the cartoon “Adventure Time”). In case you’ve forgotten(it’s been a while since the episode aired) or you don’t know, in the episode “What was Missing,” important things go missing(wow shocker) and in some way or another, Finn, Jake, BMO, PB, and Marceline end up together in front of a door that they can only get through by singing a song of truth. Marceline begins singing, but is cut off when Bubblegum criticizes one of her lyrics, and proceeds to break into … Continue reading “What was Missing” (Adventure Time) Analysis