Monthly Archives: April 2012

Don DeLillo’s White Noise

“Man’s guilt in history and in the tides of his own blood has been complicated by technology, the daily seeping falsehearted death.” This work of literature gives us an insight into two characters that both fear the concept of death. … Continue reading

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John Hillcoat’s The Road

Old Man: I knew this was coming. They were warning us. After reading Shute’s novel last week, On The Beach, watching Hillcoat’s The Road offered the opposite spectrum of the two-sided perception that the world will one day come to … Continue reading

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Nevil Shute’s On The Beach

Enroute to Moira’s parents’ farm before the fishing trip, Dwight is holding the fishing rod he’s bought for Dwight Junior, and plans to try out on the trip. He thinks of the world’s end. “He sat in the back seat of … Continue reading

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Josef Rusnak’s The Thirteenth Floor

Douglas Hall: How can you love me? I’m not even real. You can’t fall in love with a dream. Fresh off our study of Ubik last week and the class discussion we had revolving around the idea of being “real,” … Continue reading

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