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Press Release and Spotify Playlist for ''The Perks of Being a Wallflower''

”The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

By: Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is about a teenage boy named Charlie, who was called a ‘’wallflower’’ for his unique and different way of being. 1.821 altre parole

Banned Books

Life Moves too Fast

16 years old is too early to be contemplating the speed of life.

Yet. Here I am.

After just watching the final episode of Sherlock, I realise that I will not be able to remember everything that happens in my life, and…. 115 altre parole


Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

I was first introduced to Marilynne Robinson via a library loan of Home one of her books set in the fictional town of Gilead, which she has explored in some depth in subsequent books and which, perhaps, have become her better known works. 1.662 altre parole


The concerto as 'Bildungsroman'

Rachmaninov’s 3rd Piano Concerto (1909) can be interpreted by both soloist and listener as a supreme Bildungsroman. I become fully aware of this approach when I watch the possessed Daniil turning the concerto into a bravura self-formation. 343 altre parole

Classical Music

On Woods, Raptors and Youth

In my youth, I spent considerable time in the woods. I was lucky to walk out my back door, across the deck, down the splintered steps and have a woodland trail sprawl out at my feet. 1.204 altre parole

On Sherlock and Other Feelings ⎟ Bildungsroman

Dear Reader,

Do you remember sitting in grade 9 English (or if you’re not in North America, the age of about 13/14) learning the word… 1.928 altre parole


An Analysis of Swiss Army Man: Weirdness as Integral to Harmony

Swiss Army Man is an absurd, unique, fever-dream of a movie.  It’s been commented on and touted as such ad-nauseam, along with its impenetrably mysterious story, but those aspects are just the chain-link fence that the real substantial stuff in the movie gets caught up on (all while making bizarre but lovely noise in the musical wind of its score).  977 altre parole