I made some poems based on Wide Sargasso Sea because poems are my default when shit seems too overwhelming. Turns out, at least one was about rape, but that doesn’t mean that my trauma needs to be front-and-center here, so let’s just set into it and then grant y’all with my reflection so we can… Read more Never be afraid. Or if you are tell no one.
Wide Sargasso Sea is a story of hardship and tragedy. Some aspects of the text, important to cover, include mental disabilities among family members and the impact that they had in the Victorian era. It wasn’t a matter of getting help, but rather a matter of avoiding the problems, where the real problem comes into… Read more Horror and Tragedy: The Domino Effect