Tag Archives: literature

The Big Bang Frankenstein

Dear reader, I was watching The Big Bang Theory (my favorite TV show) when I recognized the poem that Sheldon references (The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot): “To paraphrase T.S. Eliot, ‘This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang, but with  nephew.’” (The actual verse is “This is the way the world ends / […]

Shakespeare: To read or not to read?

Dear reader, Shakespeare has “shaken” my “sphere” (Earth, because it’s a sphere, and Earth = world). (Bad pun.) I used to hate reading Shakespeare because I found it to be so confusing. For instance… But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. This is an excerpt […]