Tag Archives: literary criticism

The Kalevala (1)

My deepest apologies for not having contributed to this blog in over a year.  For any of you who are still paying attention to what goes on here, I applaud your tenacity.  As a note, this post is intended to … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Blues

Themes in “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin “Sonny’s Blues” is a short story about two brothers in Harlem, New York, who are torn apart and finally reunited by jazz. At least superficially, that is. Such a description of course does … Continue reading

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The Mythology of Power

A review of The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power.  Over all, about three stars out of ten. While glancing through the literary criticism shelves at my library recently, I noticed this title, The Lord of the Rings: … Continue reading

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