Month: July 2016

Fire and ice

When I ask you what you want, our faces inches from each other on a shared pillow, heat radiating from your body to mine, your reply is something out of my control. You want me to purge my memory, to scrub… Read More ›

Space in King Lear

In Scene 1, Goneril declares that her love for Lear is “dearer than eyesight, space, or liberty” (Shakespeare 1.50). This moment foreshadows the tragedy that subsequently unfolds, where Lear loses all three things that are held to be of immense… Read More ›