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Five Books on the Unreliable Narrator

15th January 2024

From The Secret History to American Psycho, meet some of literature’s most infamous narrators Narrators in fiction aren’t always entirely trustworthy. Whether they mean it or not, the unreliable narrator is a cornerstone of psychological thrillers and dark academia alike, because of their ability to misguide a reader and to misconstrue reality.   Perhaps one of ...

Is murder empowering? Critiquing the ‘good for her’ trope in film

8th March 2022

Katherine examines the feminist redress of films that centre women being physically violent in their pursuit of revenge. ”I don’t believe in the glorification of murder, but I do believe in the empowerment of women” is a bold statement, for sure, and from none other than the iconic Lady Gaga. This quote, in reference to ...