Modernism (tagged articles)
Architectural Beauty as a Public Good Through the Lens of Ritzer and Kohn
Olivia Sun - After World War II, America’s baby boom and rapid migration into cities sparked a damaging housing crisis. This marked a turning point in architectural style: the rise of modernism. Modernism prioritizes function above all else and believes in the existence of... Keep Reading »
The Everyday as Empowering: Violence and Suburban Monotony in the Interwar Writing of George Orwell
Florence Ward - In the opening of J. M. Richards’s post-war account of suburbia, The Castles on the Ground, the author's commentary is unusually sympathetic to a phenomenon that throughout the twentieth-century had either been critically neglected or judged as monotonous, conservative... Keep Reading »
Challenging the Gender Dichotomy in the Victorian Era: Reading Hemingway's Up in Michigan and Mansfield's Frau Brechenmacher Together
Kimberly Taylor - Sexual violence and coercion became hot topics in 2017, with endless headlines. However, these problems and issues are not new, nor are they confined to a single segment of society. Rather, they have longstanding roots within patriarchal society viewing the sexes as... Keep Reading »
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Consumption as Postmodern Ideology in China
Christopher E. Barnett - Jean Baudrillard makes the argument that in a postmodern globalized world, in which competing utopian metanarratives from both sides of the political spectrum have been exposed as failures, society is no longer constructed or ordered through common political ideology... Keep Reading »
Appellate Attorney as Storyteller: A Postmodern Analysis of Narrative in Appellate Briefs
Michelle Villanueva - The idea that narrative has an important role to play in the legal process is not a particularly radical one, at least since the rise of the scripted courtroom drama as entertainment. After all, this is a common genre in television and movies. The courtroom drama is... Keep Reading »
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