Impressions./ “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac

Utter madness. That’s how I would describe “On the Road”. In high school, we read a few passages from “On the Road” but I didn’t connect with it. Kerouac’s way of describing environments seemed unnecessarily complicated. I was young, too, and didn’t understand the writing. It didn’t help that the reading was obligatory, which immediatelyContinue reading “Impressions./ “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac”

Impressions/. “Brokeback Mountain” by Annie Proulx

The first memory I have of “Brokeback Mountain” was in fifth grade, when the movie came out. I remember running around and playing “smear the queer” with the neighborhood boys. The boy, whose house we were often at, was disgusted by the movie. His parents had watched it the night prior and he had caughtContinue reading “Impressions/. “Brokeback Mountain” by Annie Proulx”

Impressions/. The Portrait of Mr. W.H. by Oscar Wilde

To be honest, I’ve avoided a lot of classic stories because I normally find the older English writing styles inaccessible. For me, it’s hard to become engrossed in a story that is difficult to read. Especially when I have to pause and reread back a few pages. Oscar Wilde has been a name that I’veContinue reading “Impressions/. The Portrait of Mr. W.H. by Oscar Wilde”