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V for Vendetta is a film by James McTeigue, based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore that highlights a dystopian ‘near-future’ society in England that reveals the corrupt practices of governments against their people. The disruptive nature of the terrorist ‘V’ in the film has been symbolic historically, presently, and assumptively, futuristically. The society […]

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Written in Blood The feminist paradigm shift born out of war that led to the collective cultural consciousness and perception through literature and vampires

Our nation has a long history of expressing its inexpressible horrors through art and literature. It has become a long-accepted facet that post-war trauma has led many an author to pen the atrocities of violence and unspeakable horrors into something melodic and lyrical. As Tim Snelson puts it in The Ghost in the Machine: World […]