Author Archives: Kaylin Parisi

What does it Mean to Belong?

Knight seems to protest his ancestry in an almost masochistic, spiteful manner. He conveys a strong feeling of isolation and detachment from his large family; despite sharing a name with “1 grandfather, 3 cousins, 3 nephews, and 1 uncle,” he … Continue reading


Heijinian’s My Life as “Our Life”

The new sentence is an interesting literary strategy in addressing the ever-present issue of correctly, if not as accurately, depicting life itself. Life is a culmination of fragments; experiences, emotions, interpretations, conversations.  All of these elements are what make up … Continue reading

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