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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 […]


Capitalism Works

Image courtesy of Goodreads When people say capitalism, you usually think of a free market and meritocracy. But what about capitalism taken to the extreme? Proxy, a novel by Alexander London, takes place in the future, in a post-disaster Earth where natural disasters have ruined much of the planets ecosystem. In the city that our […]