Make children into food items to fix the "Irish problem" and any other issue with the poor. These were the proposed actions made by Jonathan Swift in "A Modest Proposal." A quintessential piece of irony, this piece was written by a man that 300 years ago equated the likes of Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.... Continue Reading →
The speculations of sexual depravity and abuse have always been at center stage at in Henry James's The Turn of the Screw. Read further on what sexual hysteria, a condition which Alice James (Henry's sisters) also suffered.