The Guide To Fantasy Subgenres

We all know what fantasy is- yet we use terms such as ‘paranormal’. or ‘high fantasy’ to describe certain books. But what do they mean?

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8 Things HBO’s “His Dark Materials” Has To Get Right

As Game of Thrones bows out, attention is brought to the upcoming adaption to Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. In this post, I will highlight the 8 things HBO’s “His Dark Materials” has to get right in order to be a successful adaption and television show. Some of my reasons are straight forward and will be agreed by many fans, and others will be more controversial.

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Is It Okay To Justify On-Screen Violence?

After all, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a smug jerk get the pointy end of the stick. Usually, my attitude is that viewers are free to enjoy or despise any moment in media. But is it justified? I’m not the moralizing type who screams ‘danger’ at a feather falling, you know? However, I think the issue is a bit more complex than ‘yes’ or ‘no’.

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Why I Loved The Series Finale To Game of Thrones

It’s common knowledge: the final season of the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones” has been divisive. A couple of hours ago, the final episode aired- and I found it to be impressive. It’s been a long journey with this universe, and I got teary-eyed near the end.

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I’m No Longer Majoring In English

Majoring in English used to make so much sense. I knew from the get-go that majoring in English was not going to be easy. Writing 2500 word essays and constructing strong literary arguments is not easy.

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Children’s Books For Adults: Literature Recommendations

There’s something incredible about a children’s book that is well written, heartwarming, intelligent and thoughtful. Re-reading particular children’s books as an adult, you notice nuances and dark elements that you may not have noticed before.

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