Existentialism and Phenomenology: an incredibly brief introduction

If one wants a thorough explanation of existentialism one must have some background in the less popularized field, phenomenology. For the most part, existentialism is a movement that developed out of phenomenology, but what is it? Developed in the early 20th century, phenomenology is (brace yourselves) the study of the structures of human consciousness from […]

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Close-Reading and How it Can Help You

Since I’m now teaching a college composition course, I thought (well, really my husband thought) it would be a good idea to incorporate some of the methods and topics I am teaching to my students to (un)E. So today’s post will reflect the first thing I’ve been teaching to my students—close reading. Close reading is […]

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