Tag: Literature

The Alluring Nature Of Evil

It [the letter] gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence. It made me tingle with enthusiasm. This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.” – Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”

AOG Reading Impressions | “Lord of the Rings” Series

Beneath these weathered editions is a timeless element.

No, Writers Are Not Lazy Daydreamers

Nor are their procrastinations and pacings-about unproductive

An Analysis Of The Roles Of Kings In “Beowulf”

“So Grendel waged his lonely war, inflicting constant cruelties on the people, atrocious hurt. He took over Heorot, haunted the glittering hall after dark, but the throne itself, the treasure-seat, he was kept from approaching; he was the Lord’s outcast.” – “Beowulf,” Lines 164-169

Is Literary Fiction Elitist?

This genre has the reputation–and notoriety–of being high-brow literature

7 Impacts Literature Should Have In Your Everyday Life

It is not enough to read a book, but to integrate it.

Teaching What NOT To Do When Writing

This is the type of YouTuber who should be shown in creative writing classes.

AOG Reading Impressions | “Song of Ice And Fire” Series (Thus Far)

DISCLAIMER: This article was originally posted on Odyssey.   Until I read this series, I always looked upon fantasy through the stereotypical view of basic fairy tales blown into literal epic proportions. As you can tell from the condition of the first book, I…

AOG Literature Review | “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad

This review will sail into the darkness.