Identity Crisis

By Molly Essig, Paul Carter, and Zach Quinney This infographic highlights the identity problems faced by the protagonists in Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea and Nella Larsen’s Passing. It is structured in a side-by-side format, with Clare Kendry from Passing on the left and Antoinette from Wide Sargasso Sea on the right, which visually reinforces the comparison. It uses images and text … Continue reading Identity Crisis

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A Life-Changing Encounter

By Molly Essig, Paul Carter, and Zach Quinney This infographic highlights the effect Leggatt has on the Captain in Joseph Conrad’s “The Secret Sharer”. It offers a characterization of the Captain at distinct stages in order to show how he changes throughout the story. The infographic uses visual elements such as overlapping reflections in a … Continue reading A Life-Changing Encounter

Race: That Which Confines Us, That Which Defines Us

By Paul Carter Racial lines are blurred in this tale of survival where nothing is as black and white as it may seem. Nella Larsen’s Passing  takes place in 1920’s Chicago and Harlem amidst a time when hundreds of thousands of blacks Americans migrated to the north in hopes of finding equality and opportunity, which … Continue reading Race: That Which Confines Us, That Which Defines Us