Category: Essays

Quest for the Hamlet Ne Plus Ultra

Hamlet tantalizes us with questions that cannot be answered. To what extent is the prince suffering a mental breakdown? How does he feel about his mother, his father, his erstwhile sweetheart? What is the play really about, and how do … read more

Little Boxes

Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes made of ticky tacky, Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes all the same. Malvina Reynolds wrote this song in 1962 as her car passed through a California town, Daly City. The song … read more