Category Archives: Hypocrisy

Thanks For All The Murder, Shakespeare

“I’m one of the very few. It’s prohibited, you see. But as I make the laws here, I can also break them. With impunity…” What is culture, if not the stories and works it creates and venerates? The global society in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is disturbing in their absence. In this day and age, more than […] Continue reading

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Hypocrisy and Gaze in “Election”

The scene in which Mr. McAllister discusses his blossoming “friendship” with Linda highlights his hypocrisy, which is displayed throughout the film.  While in his voiceover Mr. McAllister attempts to present his actions in a positive light, clearly his behaviors are … Continue reading Continue reading

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Study Released: Children’s Literature May Not Be Sending the Right Message

There is a certain pleasure to be had in reading books like Kingsley’s The Water-Babies, if only because it is always funny to see so many blistering and well-aimed zingers in one place. You just have to admire the craft, especially when it’s done… Continue reading

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