Kissy compares living for comedy to living for social media. Thinking too much about how you present your identity can rob you of a true sense of self.
A villain, or at the very least an antagonist, is integral to most narratives. In Othello, Iago drives the struggle toward catharsis.
In "Jane Eyre" and "Middlemarch," secrets are kept from the female protagonists in order to diminish them into the Victorian ideal of femininity.
However malevolent food may seem in "Spirited Away," and in the gorging of ourselves we are advised against as children to thin mothers and health conscious fathers, it is a tool of inspiration and a mode of divine salvation.
Some people say that you can make a house in your mind and place certain memories in each room. For me, it’s geometric. Things are generally organized, but there is some mess. It’s like going to the attic.
In the 21st century, teenagers have turned to social media platforms to develop their identities and find others like themselves, often resulting in the emergence of online subcultures.
Lady Bird (2017) taught me more about my relationship with my hometown and the people in it in ninety-five minutes than I could figure out in nineteen years.