Tag Archive | analysis

Tropes Monday: Tropes Vs. Women Comes to an End


  Tweet of the Day:  The Mismeasure of Media  Tropes vs. Women, a web series helmed by Anita Sarkeesian has come to an end. Long time readers know that I was and still am a fan of the series due to its concise, critical analysis of tropes in the medium of video games from a […]

Space for Rent: Cultural Lens-Formalism


Tweet of the Day: Censorship, Yo. ——- Formalism or the New Criticism is a school of literary analysis that focuses exclusively on the text without little or no consideration for outside factors. It attempts to analyze a narrative by what lies between the covers in an objective way.  It dismisses such things as the author’s […]

Space for Rent: Writing and the Cultural Lens


Tweet of the Day: The Importance of Reaching Beyond Female Stereotypes ——- As I write this post, I come to realize that this little Friday spot has become synonymous with commentary, media criticism and general social awareness that is, at best, tangential to the whole “writer’s blog/book blog” theme. And I’m okay with that. Hence […]

The Bechdel Test


Tweet of the Day: On Writing – Tropes vs. Women ——- This post was brought to you by the letter A for Aheïla (see the Tweet of the Day), B for the Bechdel Test, and the letter F for feminist. I’ll let the lady explain what I mean: Got that? To recap: In order to […]