An Intrigue with Death

By Mira Peykova, Tyler Fuhrman, Riya Agrawal This infographic on Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” traces the connection between animals and death by analyzing the meaning of three prominent animals in the story: the hyena—a symbol of death, vultures—symbols of redemption, and the snow leopard—a symbol of afterlife. Through images of the triquetra, flowcharts, … Continue reading An Intrigue with Death

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A Tale of Subdued Power

By Mira Peykova, Tyler Fuhrman, Riya Agrawal This infographic explores the theme of female submissiveness and power in Eileen Chang’s “Love in a Fallen City.” It traces the effect of traditional patriarchal gender roles on the life of the main character Liusu and the text’s reversal of roles. To study women’s social inferiority and degradation, … Continue reading A Tale of Subdued Power

Dying in Unheard Whispers

By Tsvetomira Peykova Only in the face of death does one man finally appreciate life and its potential. Set in Tanzania’s yellowing savannah, Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” artfully depicts a man’s internal strife as he struggles to accept his untimely death. Through sloth and excessive luxury, Harry wallowed away his years on money, … Continue reading Dying in Unheard Whispers