Category Archives: consumerism

To Err Is Human

One of the obstacles I had in working on the bibliographic essay was trying to narrow down my research question so that it dealt with a specific enough subject without being too broad or narrow. In my bib essay I … Continue reading

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GMO’s: Harmful or Helpful? Everyone Has An Agenda.

In the novel, Ozeki mentions that “the rapid growth of the fast-food chains was the random factor that helped fuel the potato boom of ’74. In the 1980s it was McDonald’s introduction of the Supersize Meal. In the nineties it … Continue reading

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The Gallup Ceremonial

While reading Ceremony, I struggled to find a topic that I felt was relevant to a class called Environmental Fiction and Criticism. I ended up plucking nature-related quotes and puzzling over how any of them could provide enough content for … Continue reading

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