Loss of Intuition Is A Centuries-Old Problem for Both Women and Men

Romanticism is a Cultural Movement that is almost 300 years old. It began with the teachings of Jean Jacques Rousseau in the 1700s. I discovered Romanticism when my 10th-grade English teacher introduced me to William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience. Blake’s Experience is a state of alienation and emotional exile. I grew up in…

The Veldt by Ray Bradbury

Back History Before You Read the Story The Veldt by Ray Bradbury.  Bradbury will mention Rima in the story The Veldt. I had to do some research to understand who she was, Rima was an idealized girl of the jungle in GREEN MANSIONS: A Romance of the Tropical Forest by W. H. Hudson, published in…

Nature as a Theme in Literature

Map of the 100 Acre Wood in Winnie the Pooh Nature is often called The Wood in British literature “Beyond the Wild Wood comes the Wild World,” said the Rat. “And that’s something that doesn’t matter, either to you or to me. I’ve never been there, and I’m never going, nor you either, if you’ve…