Introspection that the War forced upon Artists Anoma Wijewardena and Chandragupta Thenuwara The aim of this post is to highlight the way in which Sri Lankan artists Anoma Wijewardena and Chandragupta Thenuwara responded to the ethnic war through their works of art within the theoretical frameworks of the alternative narrative, memory, nationalism and militarization. In doing so, this research paper shall also analyze two other factors. Firstly, it shall identify whether ...

Complicating the Idea of Race The aim of this post is to highlight the way in which Morrison complicates the ideas of race in A Mercy. In doing so, this post will put forward Morrison’s primary way of complicating the idea of race through the representation of class based segregation and animosity rather that segregation based on race in the novel. This shall be explored ...

Complicating the Idea of Race The aim of this post is to highlight the way in which Morrison complicates the ideas of race in A Mercy. In doing so, this post will put forward Morrison’s primary way of complicating the idea of race through the representation of class based segregation and animosity rather that segregation based ...

Movie Review on Spielberg’s The Color Purple The aim of this review is to focus on the politics in the adaptation of the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker to the film The Color Purple directed by Steven Spielberg in 1985. In doing so, this review shall firstly discuss the significance of the period in which the film was made. Secondly, it shall highlight the ...

Movie Review on Spielberg’s The Color Purple The aim of this review is to focus on the politics in the adaptation of the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker to the film The Color Purple directed by Steven Spielberg in 1985. In doing so, this review shall firstly discuss the significance of the period in ...

Assertion of Power through Language The aim of this post is to highlight the role language plays in representing the dynamics of power in Pinter’s Mountain Language (1988). This research paper shall explore the following aspects in order to stress the use of language by military personnel and those who do not belong to the hegemonic power structure. Firstly, this post shall discuss the ...

Assertion of Power through Language The aim of this post is to highlight the role language plays in representing the dynamics of power in Pinter’s Mountain Language (1988). This research paper shall explore the following aspects in order to stress the use of language by military personnel and those who do not belong to the ...

Belief She has no comparison, Cause she knows not fear. Challenges are meaningless as Envisioning is dear. You have it in you too, If you believe; that it is a thought that creates you.

Belief She has no comparison, Cause she knows not fear. Challenges are meaningless as Envisioning is dear. You have it in you too, If you believe; that it is a thought that creates you.

Thought Piece on The Gaza Monologues The aim of this thought piece is to unravel the authenticity that I witnessed during the enactment of the play ‘The Gaza Monologues’ produced by ‘Floating Space’ on the 6th of February 2011. In doing so, I shall attempt to highlight the ways in which authenticity is created through the use of space, the informality of the opening scene and ...

Vocabulary and Spelling on Facebook Introduction and Literature Review The aim of this research is to explore the ways in which the informal nature of conversations in the Digital Discourse of Facebook is having an effect on the use of vocabulary and patterns of spelling. This study shall analyze conversations that take place between friends on a personal level in order to identify the ...

Vocabulary and Spelling on Facebook Introduction and Literature Review The aim of this research is to explore the ways in which the informal nature of conversations in the Digital Discourse of Facebook is having an effect on the use of vocabulary and patterns of spelling. This study shall analyze conversations that take place between friends ...

Lady Gaga’s Social Agenda The aim of this article is to highlight the social agenda behind the ‘spectacle’ that Lady Gaga constructs in her performance. I believe that Lady Gaga questions and critiques the process of Othering and racial stereotypes through ‘spectacle’ although it may appear to function as a publicity stunt or a form of brand equity. In doing so, I feel ...

Lady Gaga’s Social Agenda The aim of this article is to highlight the social agenda behind the ‘spectacle’ that Lady Gaga constructs in her performance. I believe that Lady Gaga questions and critiques the process of Othering and racial stereotypes through ‘spectacle’ although it may appear to function as a publicity stunt or a ...

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