Literature & Writing

Modernism in Literature: Characteristics, Movement and Examples

Modernism in literature thrived for the latter decades of the 19th century and the first few decades of the 20th century, particularly in North America and Europe. Modernism refers to the literary movement that is deemed as an overturn of … Read More

Hidden Messages in Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

The whole world is very much familiar with Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll as it has great influences on literature, cinema, and even psychology. While it seems that the novel caters to innocent kids, many people have been engaged … Read More

21st Century Most Outstanding Authors

It is not an easy feat to try to rank the most outstanding authors of the 21st century. Listed below are some of the most notable authors that made a significant mark for the past 20 years in no particular … Read More

The Handmaid’s Tale and the Creeping Threat of Extremism

Written by Margaret Atwood and published in 1985, The Handmaid’s Tale is a work of speculative fiction. It’s a dystopian “what if” narrative, set in the near future, in the Republic of Gilead, a fictional country rising within the former … Read More

Ways to Quickly Improve Your Academic Essay Writing Skills

Once you enroll at a college or a university, writing an essay seems like a piece of cake, right? Well, if you’re skilled with words and you know the ABCs of style it requires and how to abstract and support … Read More

Gutenberg’s Bible – The Information Revolution

In the age of 3-D printing, digital technologies, and the internet, we don’t hold much fascination for books anymore. They grace the shelves of countless homes, book stores, and libraries. In other words, they are mass-printed, which makes them widely … Read More

Geniocracy – the Theory and Practice of Intelligent Governance

Imagine a world without violence, hunger, and suffering in which human purpose is not found in work, but fulfillment. It sounds excellent, doesn’t it? Well, it’s also a vision of the world conveyed by Raël, the founder of Raëlism, who … Read More

The Importance of Anne Frank’s Legacy

On June 14, 1942, a thirteen-year-old German-Jewish girl wrote the first entry into her diary. Her name was Anne Frank, and in the two years that followed, she recorded her experience as her family went into hiding during the Nazi … Read More

Basic Copywriting Formulas That Can Help You Write Better Texts

How long do Internet users stay on a web page? Is this average time enough for your website to fulfil its goal? Probably not. Most people stay on a page less than 15 seconds. You should use these seconds wisely … Read More

The Differences Between Literature and Writing

There are several important distinctions between literature and writing which have to be explained. The first and most obvious difference lays within the genres which these two concepts represent. According to Amy Sterling Casil, writing refers to essays, research papers … Read More