5 Classics for June

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. June has always struck me as a strange mix of peace and chaos, of beauty and discomfort, of consistency and change. I think this past month has definitely embodied those contradictions, as flowers bloom in the … Continue reading 5 Classics for June

on attending a college literature class.

Recently I had the opportunity to attend a literature class at a college I'm applying to soon. The class was an advanced literature class that lasted two hours and was about Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope. When I heard that I would be attending this particular class for a day I realized that I had … Continue reading on attending a college literature class.


Author: Jonathan Swift Number of Pages: 306 Publisher: Penguin Classics Release Date: 1726 "Shipwrecked and cast adrift, Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters - with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms and the brutish Yahoos … Continue reading Book Review: GULLIVER’S TRAVELS