Category Archives: health

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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Motivation

My post concerns not whether Ozeki has an agenda in writing All Over Creation (I think it’s too obvious she does) but rather how she feels about the concept of motivation in the GMO debate. In the book, two motivations … Continue reading

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Nature, Time & Death

In the beginning of the novel, Tayo frequently uses descriptions of the landscape and weather that seem to mirror his own emotions. The drought reflects how Tayo feels “hollow inside” (13) and Tayo also believes that he is responsible for … Continue reading

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