I think Woolf has an ability to extract the core of what it means to be depressed, melancholic, disturbed or whatever we want to call it. She also lays out the choices clearly: you can either have the tragic truths of existence be revealed to you and kill yourself (because who can bear the pain, […]

The Red and The Black by Stendhal is novel that is situated right in the middle of a turbulent and uneasy political atmosphere. The events of the 19th century and especially those of 1830, leaves France in political instability; as people are divided into two sides: Royalists and Republicans. This dichotomy, however, is not shown […]