Final Portfolio- ENG4UV Culminating Project

My thesis for this portfolio is: when analyzing the book, Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer, from an archetypal perspective, it becomes clear that it follows the situational archetype of ‘the fall’. This, by extension, warns readers of the consequences of hubris and trying to tame that which humans never had control over: nature. I …

The Situational Archetype: The Fall, and how it is exhibited by the Characters of Into Thin Air

Click here for the synopsis. The fascinating thing about literature– you see– is how a story and its message can change depending on what perspective you take while reading it. For instance, my first blog post about Into Thin Air (by Jon Krakauer) was an analysis of the story after I had read it from …

Review of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Just in case you didn’t read my last post, the book I chose to read was Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (click here for the synopsis). When I began reading this book, I naively assumed that it wouldn’t be hard to assign character archetypes to the characters in the novel. After all, characters in …

Review of pages 1-111 of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

The book that I chose to read is Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (click here for the synopsis). The first thing I noticed, before I even started the book, was the “dedicated to” page. I know that most people tend to ignore them but I like to read it since it gives me a …

Review of Episode One of “Serial”

I really enjoyed listening to this podcast, the topic was interesting and the ‘story’ was told in a way that kept me invested in what was happening. I have always been interested in crime shows like Making a Murderer and the like, and I have even listened to other podcasts about crime so it’s no …

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