On Being A Woman and John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums
John Steinbeck's short story "The Chrysanthemums" is a masterful portrayal of the struggle for women's empowerment in early 20th-century America. The story's protagonist, Elisa Allen, is a strong and capable woman who finds herself trapped in a society that denies her agency and power. Through Elisa's experiences, Steinbeck explores the limitations placed on women in this society and suggests that true empowerment can only come through breaking free from those limitations.
The Wisdom of Waters
At the heart of the river's appeal is its ability to represent the ebb and flow of life itself. Just like the river, life is full of ups and downs, highs and lows. The river's ever-changing currents and tides serve as a metaphor for the constant movement and change that we experience in our own lives.
Is ‘Standardized Testing’ really effective?
Standardized testing is used to measure one’s knowledge and capability. Yet, is this enough to determine whether a student is smart or not? Standardized testing shows another side of the story, which educational institutions should reevaluate if it’s time to improve their system or change it for the better.
Birthday Blues: What’s the Cause and 3 Ways How You Can Cope
During our birthdays, we may feel sad and more disconnected than usual. Thus, it can affect our mood throughout the day. Birthday blues are normal but some people are clueless about it. Here are the possible reasons why you feel it and 3 ways how you can cope with it.
5 Tips to (Effectively) Conquer Your Reading List This Year
Finishing an entire reading list is actually an even more daunting task than coming up with one but with the right tips and tricks, conquering your reading list won’t be as daunting as a task and it won’t be as difficult to finish as you might think it is.
Bakunawa: The Moon Thief
The Bakunawa is one of the more prominent characters in Filipino folklore and has even made itself known in pop culture, even worn by Miss Universe Beatrice Gomez during the 70th Miss Universe Pageant. But most especially, the Bakunawa was known to be the “Moon-Thief” and is the cause of eclipses, especially prevalent among folkloric accounts in the Kabisayaan.
Are Menstrual Cups Better and Safer Than Pads and Tampons?
Menstrual cups are becoming more popular lately because people claim that it is more cost-effective, convenient, and environmentally friendly than pads and tampons. However, are they really better and even safer than other disposable menstrual products? A new study tries to provide some answers for us.