Tag: canon

Writing

Nonsensical Bullshit

A lot of the things I read, in comics and literature, I read because I like the author. They’ve done something I liked, and therefore, I want to read more by them. That, and the classics. I like to have a wide variety to choose from, and reading things that have been branded literary elite …

Writing

Classics That Suck

Our culture has a tendency to glorify certain literature. From Orwell’s 1984 to Catcher In The Rye, certain books have risen above the rest to become staples of our literary canon. And some of that is earned. 1984 is a hugely important novel, and while a lot of people think it’s overrated, I very much …