Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

The 2006 movie Stranger than Fiction is proof positive that the fantastic is able to explore the depths of reality, a subject that realism never seems to be able to grasp. Read the rest of this entry »

            A couple of nights ago I was tired, and The Hunger Games was on television. Since I had heard so much about the story from the high school students that I teach, I decided to watch it.  The movie has several good features but commits an enormous error by comparing itself to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Read the rest of this entry »

            Yesterday, the day before my birthday, my mom’s dog died.  Read the rest of this entry »