Short analysis of quotes from books I have read recently and their relevance to today.
How can Sally Rooney’s Conversation With Friends relate to the Black Live’s Matter movement.
How Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other provided me with friends and a determination to ensure nothing stopped me from fulfilling my potential.
How Stockett’s The Help made me equally hate and love my mother.
How Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye presents a shockingly up to date account on today’s environmental crisis.
How Atwood’s Surfacing shows crying has no gender and is the most liberating sound we can make.
How Death of a Salesman shows us that we are all still living in the American Dream and the importance of rest.
How Coetzee’s novel Disgrace taught me that I was born a disgrace.
A new philosophical argument is emerging…
How McEwan’s Novel reflects a Saturday we can no longer have, and we become what his protagonist yearns to be.
I started by just tabbing quotes I was compelled to, that I didn’t want to get lost.
And now I’m here, using those quotes to work my way through my feelings towards the world.