Recurring Dreams: The War In Your Head

Relating to a study from 2004: A team of German scientists conducted experiments on a group of old German army veterans who took part in World War II.  The research was conducted to see if traumatic and horrific dreams truly have a profound effect on a human being.  The scientists realized that, after broad research, […]

Macbeth: The Agony Of Defeat

The Agony of Defeat Macbeth’s “way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf / And that which should accompany old age / As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends / He must not look to have” (V. iii. 22-26).  The quotation means that Macbeth has lost all feeling and compassion as a […]

America: Revised

I wrote this piece almost (gasp) seven years ago, but it feels like it was written yesterday. Time flies when you write something dear to you and try to act out the message. This piece in particular discusses the messages laid out in prose by Jack Kerouac, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman — or, […]