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This is Harrrrrrd: Sources, Outlines, Blocks

I’ll be honest. I am having a rough time with this assignment. I feel like a deer caught in the headlights. Though I must admit; my modus operandi is to freak and get writer’s block, unfortunately. The aftermath of the … Continue reading

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Party of Two in the Tree

“He shouldn’t dangle impossibilities in front of himself, as if he were some caged, wired-up lab animal, trapped into performing futile and perverse experiments on his own brain” (45). Oryx and Crake reminds me of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. While trying … Continue reading

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Chaos of Explosion Blurs Boundaries

Sinha represents the disastrous effects of the chemical explosion at the factory in Khaufpur by conflating humans, animals, natural environment, and man-made structures. The protagonist, Animal, is a conflation of the human and non-human, but his is not the only … Continue reading

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