Posts Tagged: Greek myth

Ten Minutes of Motherhood: A Conversation with Ariel Levy

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Ariel Levy on The Rules Do Not Apply, the illusion of control, and language’s inability to express grief.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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If you recall your Greek mythology, you’ll remember Cassandra, princess of Troy, priestess of Apollo, seer of prophecies, and patron saint of women everywhere screaming themselves blue but never being heard. Cassandra’s prophecies unfailingly proved to be true, but still she was seen as insane by her family and the Trojan people and, in some […]

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Vigilantism and Orange is the New Black: The Anxiety of Injustice

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When those in power stifle the voices of survivors, they find other ways of expressing their truths.

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Lady Gaga’s Surprisingly Literary New Music Video

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Life’s most fundamental question echoes boundlessly: What to do with that degree in the humanities?! One option is to become a pop superstar and make a music video saturated with references to Greek myth, German expressionist film, and modern art movements. (Another option is to be the BuzzFeed writer who goes through pop superstars’ music […]

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