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"All Imagination Compact:" The Ambiguous Relationship between Human Nature and Nonhuman Nature in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream probes the mysterious Elizabethan relationship between human and nonhuman nature. The common belief at this time saw nature as an almighty force of God; yet, there were many contradicting ...
Coercion in Octavia E. Butler's Xenogenesis
(Dalhousie University, 2020-03)
Throughout Octavia E. Butler's Xenogenesis trilogy, which introduces humanity to an alien species called the Oankali, there are many imbalances of power. Between violence from toxic masculinity and alien sedatives, the ...
On the Possibility of a Cinema of Cruelty