Who is in coma suite number 5? The question this books attempts to answer over the next 337 pages. After a Tiny Bit of Marvelous, her first novel, Dawn French is becoming well known for her multiple perspective narratives. Seven characters weave together the person of Silvia through their accounts of experiences and approach to … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2013
Prude or Feminist?
A few weeks ago I was walking home in the freezing cold, a familiar picture of a woman in lingerie met my eyes, it was the latest clothing label advertisement at the bus stop. I saw some graffiti etched into plastic covering saying “objectification = violence”. I continued my stroll home in deep thought, I have … Continue reading
Equality: The Importance of Representation
After this weeks’ legalisation of same sex marriage I’ve been thinking about how important representation is. On a road to equality, of any kind, there are many contributing factors to the change but I believe representation to be one of the most important, after all without representation how can society get a grasp of any … Continue reading