Travel Intrusions and Assertions of Language Limitation

Examining Centuries of Procedure in Travel Narratives “…the very words that signify lying treachery, dissimulation, avarice, envy, belitting, pardon—unheard of.”Montaigne, Des Cannibales           “And you there support the Bay City Rollers, not the IRA, isn’t that right?” asserted a soldier to my mother in the early 1970’s as she sat still in her bed. At just …

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An Expression of Racial Annihilation and Incompetence by the British

The history of Ireland and England has been tangled together for centuries. Since the beginning, the growth and grievances of these nations were arguably either shared or dealt with by one or the other. In the nineteenth century, one of the most telling examples of this was The Great Irish Famine. A time of starvation, …

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Identities of Sand Ch. 2

On the Discourse of Sand, Identity and Language – to Re-tell a Story that Pieces Together the Earth and the Language which Describes it If my reputation would miss meWhat they see from meWould trickle down generations in timeWhat they hear from meWould make 'em highlight my simplest lines“FEAR.”, DAMN., Kendrick Lamar[1]            In a documentary …

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Identities Ground to and Built with Sand: (Be)coming-of-Age

Discourse on the Capacious Forms of Thinking about Queer and Race Theory in Creation To those who fight for the continued prominence of the humanities and any creative endeavor as more analytical and capital realms are structurally implemented as superior. To those who are still waiting for their story to be told, or for the …

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