By the end of Parable of the Sower I was acutely aware, not to mention impressed, with the ability of the characters to remain relatively loving and compassionate individuals while bearing witness to a perpetuating cycle of violence and death. In my opinion the group was able to develop into its ultimate fruition at the end of the novel due to…[Read more]
James Haverty wrote a new blog post A contemplation on the role of in-group – out-group bias in the group American Studies: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
I found the class exercise of attempting to find shelter within a Geneseo campus where all of the buildings were locked to be a surprisingly moving experience that forced the boundaries of my imagination. At the […]
James Haverty edited the blog post An Analysis on the Meaning of a Crisis in Relation to the Turner House in the group American Studies: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
noun: crisis; plural noun: crises
a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger.
“the current economic crisis”
synonyms: emergency, disaster, catastrophe, calamity; More
a time when a difficult or important decision must be made.
“a crisis point of history”
synonyms: critical point, turning point, cro…[Read more]
James Haverty edited the blog post The Effect of Resource Scarcity on Societal Stability in the group American Studies: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
While reading the Parable of the Sower, I found myself returning to the looming threat of resource scarcity and the potential ramifications that it poses to the stability of Lauren’s world. It isalso necessary to analyze what the concept of resource scarcity means in reference to social class, and relative location.
During the first portion o…[Read more]