The Beast in the Jungle: Significance defined is significance seen

The Beast in the Jungle is a novella published in 1903 by Henry James. John Marcher, the novella's protagonist, lives a life of restless anticipation due to his conviction, ambiguous in nature but clear in its inevitability, of being kept for something rare and strange, possibly prodigious and terrible, that was sooner or later to … Continue reading The Beast in the Jungle: Significance defined is significance seen

The Blog Blueprint

I am a pre-medical student who believes there is tremendous value in reading, thinking about, and discussing classic literature of all sorts. This blog serves a few purposes:  1) To catalyze my own thinking and learning about literature through the act of presentation. 2) To keep me motivated to regularly read non-science works amidst my … Continue reading The Blog Blueprint