What I find the most interesting in literature is how writers captured society long ago and how modern, multi-cultural writers provide a new and fresh perspective on those same stories. There are always two sides to history, and it takes them both for writers like me to find a third perspective that reinvents those ideas… Continue reading My Views On Individualism, Influence, and Power
Why is war so momentous in America's history? According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, between 1776 and 1991, a total of 41,892,128 American soldiers died during U.S. wars (America’s Wars). From the Revolutionary War all the way to intervention in Syria today, it is ingrained in the American identity that war is constitutionally… Continue reading America’s Philosophy Of War And Societal Order
The Industrial Revolution Hindered the Suffrage Movement and Defined Gender Roles as either workers or wives.
Authors often use a setting to define a mood which helps to interpret a theme. Charters writes, “The author’s choice of setting, the place and time in which the action occurs, helps to give the story verisimilitude” (2). Faulkner begins the first scene in the home that sets the mood as mysterious by using language… Continue reading Setting and Mood: A Rose for Emily
Ethics and morals exist regardless of the literary genre you choose to write. The rules of non-fiction are different from fiction or poetry in that a writer and a reader invest in the belief that the content is real. The writing process has a slippery slope when you begin a ‘true’ story with a lie.… Continue reading Ethics in Creative Non-Fiction
Today, Isla Mujeres has a reputation as a tropical playground for wealthy clientele who hide away in the five-star resorts lined uniformly along the white-sanded beaches overlooking the turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea. The sultry smell of Mexican spices gently drifts in the Caribbean breeze as delighted patrons enjoy street vendor tacos, barbacoa, and… Continue reading Religions, Explorations, and the Pirate Plunder on Isla Mujeres
A handyman is a perfect person to call when you have a list of things to do around the house but do not want to call a plumber, electrician, or a painter to do them all. Regardless of needing a handyman or a general contractor, your local remodeling company has you covered. Trusted handymen are… Continue reading Handyman Remodeling
After a kitchen or a bathroom remodel, homeowners often choose their floors as the next remodeling project. Homeowners are still choosing tile over other floor options, but the designs are much more diverse today than many years ago. Carpet is also a popular choice to cover those dated wood floors, but some homeowners choose to… Continue reading Tile and Flooring
For many families, a second bathroom is a necessity as the average family member spends around one hour and forty-five minutes a week in this room. Whether you need a newly built area or a DIY refreshed one with a new vanity, backsplash, or sink, a bathroom project is no small task. Remodeling your bathroom… Continue reading Planning a Bathroom Remodel Project
Are you planning a remodeling project? Whether you want to upgrade or revitalize your kitchen, remodeling offers a variety of ways to go from gloomy to graceful in no time. Designers will work with you to capture your style while also staying within your budget. Kitchen Remodel Many years ago, kitchens were designed to be hidden… Continue reading Planning a Kitchen Remodeling Project?