1. Ashley Edmonds

    The Crow



    Since I was a preteen The 1990’s film adaption of The Crow has always been among my favorite films. The film always stuck with me because of it’s dark references and poetic influences. The Crow is about a young couple, Shelly and Eric, who live in a historical apartment …

  2. Alicia Kittles

    Writing Portfolio


    Throughout these 8 weeks of this English 102 course I must say it was a lot harder then I expected and definitely an eye-opener to different styles of writing. I started off really rough and made some progress later down the road. My first blog post the Diagnostic Essay, I had to …

  3. Alicia Kittles

    Diagnostic Essay


    M.I.A./Nas             The mash-up between M.I.A/Nas highlights Nas’ lyrics to “If I Ruled the World” to M.I.A.’s beat of “Paper Planes”. It symbolizes how Nas explains his definition of how things would be if he ruled the world. But in a post-colonial opinion he won’t be able to get that…
  4. Alicia Kittles

    Disney Mean Girls


    Walter Elias, also known as Walt Disney, was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer international, and philanthropist. Because of Walt Disney, we have Cinderella, Snow White, Pocahontas, Ariel, Jasmine, Belle, Mulan, Rapunzel, and many more. Each of those women is defined as Walt Disney Princesses…
  5. Ashley Edmonds

    A Modest Metamorphosis


    “If Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” strikes anyone as something more than an entomological fantasy, then I congratulate him on having joined the ranks of good and great readers…for we can take the story apart, we can find out how the bits fit, how one part of the pattern responds to the…
  6. Ashley Edmonds


        (“There is at this moment a beetle the size of god’s ass on the table about six inches from the t-writer. It is worse than anything Kafka ever dreamed, so big I can see its eyes and the hair on its legs — Jesus, suddenly it leaped off
  7. Alicia Kittles

    "The Metamorphosis" Comparative Analysis Text vs. Film


                “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka was first published in 1915. It is one of the most frequently analyzed works in literature. This elusive story, which chronicles the transformation of Gregor Samsa from a human being into an enormous insect, is renowned for its ability to…

Todays TDC

#tdc2164 Household Chore Metaphor

Imagine yourself doing any household task/chore, then write a poem using what you’ve imagined as an extended metaphor for your life.