Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 33 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie is perhaps the perfect example of American Naturalism.  In it, a small-town Wisconsin girl, Carrie Meeber, moves to Chicago to live with her sister and brother-in-law.  While on … Continue reading Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Review: Existentialism and Human Emotion by Jean-Paul Sartre

I can't write a long review on this one, because I just don't feel up to it. I'm not a philosopher but, that being said, Sartre (and the translator) certainly made existentialism, to an extent, accessible to me as someone rather unfamiliar with the concepts. I appreciated a lot of what Sartre says about creating … Continue reading Review: Existentialism and Human Emotion by Jean-Paul Sartre