Tag Archive: Meredith Joy

A Little Dancer: Edgar Degas and His Controversial Work of Art

“Her bony arms and legs are shaped by hard work and practice; her shoulders are straight and her stance is dignified. There is a look of what some would describe as haughtiness or defensiveness on her upturned face, and her eyes are closed…”

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The Lady of Shalott: Part 1

A fan-fiction multi-chapter story of romantic tragedy, told first person from the perspective of Elin, the Lady of Shalott.

The Best of Both Worlds: The Art and Animation of Disney’s “Tangled”

Enjoy this insider’s look at the artistic processes that designed the feel of this “neo-Renaissance” Disney movie.

A Glimpse of Reality: An Analysis of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Arthurian Poem “The Lady of Shalott”

While most readers assume this to be a simple story about ill-fated love, it actually has a much deeper meaning.

A Spark of Defiance: A Movie Review of “The Hunger Games”

In the dystopian society of Panem, 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen finds herself forced to participate in gladiatorial games against fellow teens, while at the same time struggling to preserve her life, sanity, and humanity.