Don Quixote’s preference of literary fantasy over mundane reality initiates a larger discussion about the lure and danger of the creative universe which, almost inevitably, turns one mad if they stay in it long enough. Demonstrated in Coleridge’s poem Kubla Khan, In Eliot’s poem The Waste Land, in the siren song in Odysseus and alongside […]

Here is a short essay that I submitted as my final paper to my Medieval Literature class. Although not very extensive, I believe it highlights a few topics that kept creeping up on us as our studies continued. The first is the connection between politics and literature. Although some texts would want to trick you […]