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 Mei Hsu’s mother became the third wife of a wealthy man after the death of […]

Confounded Conflict

This found poem was pieced together from the words of the fourth page of “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant”, a short story by W.D. Wetherell. During the rising action, the unnamed protagonist unintentionally snags a humongous largemouth bass while on a canoe with Sheila Mant, the girl he is on a date with and who […]