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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Helena’s FB Profile

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Helena is portrayed as a beautiful and jealous young lady who is deeply smitten with Demetrius.   Helena’s beauty is described a few times in the text. One example is this quote from lines 180, when Hermia greets her: “Godspeed, fair Helena!” Here, Hermia is praising Helena’s appearance by describing […]


Honor Thy Mother

Vivian Wu portrays the shunned mother in the film adaptation of “Joy Luck Club” Is a mother who left her family to become a concubine worthy of redemption? In Joy Luck Club, a novel by the Chinese American author Amy Tan, An┬áMei Hsu’s mother┬ábecame the third wife of a wealthy man after the death of […]