Author Archives: joesx

Joes: Friends and F.A.T.E. digital story

Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I believe therefore I am

In Act II of Death and the King’s Horseman we are introduced to Simon Pilkings the District Officer.  His interactions with Sergeant Amusa and the houseboy Joseph foreshadow the density of the conflicts to come.  In Act I the conflict … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Truth is Beauty?

Reader, perhaps you would agree, that the he affair between the Magistrate and the blind girl was interesting to say the least. While reading it I could nott help feel that there was something in the way of their intimacy; … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Of Flies and Men

The scene with the fly is important in capturing the mood of the time the story is set in. The fly falls in the ink, is “saved” by the boss, and then ultimately killed after the boss drops ink on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Concerning Madness

In accordance with the topic of “madness” as found in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, the poems My Last Duchess and Porphyria’s Lover continue this trend of a character finding pleasure in hurting and killing another human being.  While the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

What’s in a name?

“…to this day I am unable to say what was Kurtz’s profession, whether he ever had any—which was the greatest of his talents.” (67) The last pages of the book focus on the image of Kurtz and who Kurtz was. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Response to Jane Eyre: Volume 1

Jane, by chapter two is developed into a character with keen self-awareness.  Her environment is obviously a factor in defining who she is, but also in who she becomes.  The reader is presented with two identities of who Jane is, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment