Tag: culture

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

The “Classics” of Today “We cannot have expression till there is something to be expressed” Margaret Fuller writes in her famous essay “American Literature; Its Position in the Present Time, and Prospects for the Future” in 1846 and states that Americans do not have their 

Are We All Just a Bunch of Sheep According to Herman Melville?

Are We All Just a Bunch of Sheep According to Herman Melville?

If someone random were to ask you the question, “How are you?” would you actually tell them how you are? Unless they were your really close friend or family member you are most likely to just say something along the lines of “Good,” “Great!” or 

Science and Literature: A Tragic Love Story

Science and Literature: A Tragic Love Story

Science and Literature, a combination we do not seem to put together much today. In higher levels of study, there is the humanities (including English) and science. Classified in two separate places. There is science writing; lab reports, observations, experiment procedures, data analysis, where there