Introduction The main topic of the article is the Western metaphilosophy of the last hundred years or so. But that topic is broached via a sketch of some earlier Western metaphilosophies. Once that sketch is in hand, the article defines the notion of metaphilosophy and distinguishes between explicit and implicit metaphilosophy. Then there is a consideration of how metaphilosophies might be categorized and an outline of the course of the remainder of the article.
I read it earlier this year, as a part of the Tournament of Books where I offered commentary in the opening roundand though there were aspects that I wish had been developed more, the novel has stayed with me. It can be fascinating when the genre of horror is used incisively either in film or narrative to address social concerns.
As I noted earlier this yearWhite Tears drives home a serious point about the present-day legacies of our shameful past by making use of the propulsive conventions of the horror genre. But the novel is especially impressive for its layered critique of white exploitation of black Americans in many guises over generations.
Issues of ownership, possession, and obsession come up in several forms throughout the book—and interwoven with this motif is a suggested critique of capitalism itself. Part of the horror evoked here has to do with being disenfranchised.
Which is a condition, if we pause to really dwell on it, as essentially horrifying as any. No one gives a damn about what you believe. But if some reality believes in you, then you must live it. After seeing the live production of X in London, I immediately purchased a ticket to see it again the following week.
From the mind of Alistair McDowall comes a play that is exhilarating, mind-bending, and heartfelt. The stage production is magical, but the deftly crafted script is able to stand alone and conjures extremely visceral images in the mind of the reader.
The play fuses elements of sci-fi, horror, and thriller; however, at its core it is a exploration of the human condition. We begin on a research station on Pluto with four astronauts: Gilda, Clark, Ray, and Cole.
The start of the play actually falls somewhere near the middle of the chronological narrative. The author presents clues to indicate where we are in the story: The characters struggle to maintain their sanity as their memories begin to fade and merge together. Do I have blonde hair?
Am I wearing a hat? Without any reference point to time back on Earth, they become more unstable. X delves into the fragility of the human psyche. In one instance, Ray explains that he maintains his sanity by playing recordings of bird sounds: What do you hold onto when you are losing your very self?
It has the ability to either place you on the rough carpet of your fifth grade classroom, reading the coolest story of your youth or actually bring you into the story itself as the conflicted main character Echo. This ends up putting Echo in a scary situation, as Goolion needs the fat of a crat for his own evil purposes.
Zack Ravas, Editorial Assistant: Following in the tradition of writers as venerable as Poe and Lovecraft, Jackson understood that the most terrible terrain fiction can navigate is not a fog-ridden graveyard or castle crypt, but the human mind.
The grass was colorless, the path wide and black; there was nothing else. These mind vampires sustain themselves with the emotional energy of others while forcing them to do their bidding like human puppets.
Simmons writes in the introduction: Such control is more addicting than heroin. It is the addiction of mind vampirism. The protagonist, Saul Laski, is a Jewish man imprisoned in Chelmno extermination camp. Laski is forced into a game of human chess, where the people standing in for pieces are slaughtered when taken off the board.
Laski survives the encounter and the war, and by the early eighties, has become a studied psychiatrist with a deep understanding of human violence. He has never forgotten his torture at the hands of a mind vampire, and devotes himself to understanding their rare and terrible talent, and ultimately, to destroying them.
While Carrion Comfort is primarily a horror novel about facing adversity, it also balances elements of science fiction and the spy thriller.
The novel features multiple characters, and the majority of the narrative is presented in third person.Reflective Writing and the Revision Process: What Were You Thinking? Based on “ Writing Spaces ” is an open textbook project for college-level writing studies courses.
Each volume in the Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing series contains peer-reviewed collections of essays about writing—all composed by teachers for students.
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