1978

The Beggar Maid Alice Munro Analysis

The Beggar Maid Alice Munro Analysis and Review

Introduction Rose is a young girl who lives at home in a poor Canadian town know as Hanratty. She lives with her step-mother Flo, her father, and her half-brother Brian. In this collection (originally titled, Who Do You Think You Are?), Alice Munro takes the reader through Rose’s life in a series of ten connected …

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Halloween 1978 Review

Halloween 1978 Review

Introduction John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) introduced the iconic fictional serial killer, Michael Myers (known in this film’s credits as The Shape). Even over 40 years later, the movie still is able to provide a brilliantly creepy atmosphere. It contains few jump-scares and instead relies on the persistent sense of being watched and stalked. It uses …

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