Seven of Literature’s Best Female Characters

Dorothea Brooke Dorothea is a character that readers tend to feel strongly about. She grates on some (most likely because she is stubborn, a religious fanatic, and quite a prude) but there exist plenty others who adore her. This is a sign that George Eliot did something right when she created Dorothea. The star of

Kidulthood and Coming of Age

The relatively modern concept of adolescence is continuously broadening its boundaries. Whereas this initially referred to those entering their teenage years on their journeys to becoming adults, post-university attendees are beginning to re-visit their teenage lifestyle following completion of their studies. Thus, the last ten years have seen a “second adolescence,” if you will, wherein

Question the Question “What Do You Do?”

It seems like “What do you do?” is usually about the first or second question I get asked when I meet someone new. It’s a question we’re faced with constantly, and yet I still struggle to improvise an answer each time as if I’ve never been asked before. Part of that has to do with

Growing Old – The Lighter Side

Growing old is one those funny things in life that you don’t realize is even happening until you wake up one morning and it dawns upon on you that you’re closer to fifty or sixty than you ever imagined. That’s when you know age has finally caught up with you. The famous one liner from

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