Discussion Posts

Discussion: What makes a realistically tragic character?

A “tragic” character For this blog post a “tragic” character is one with a truly long, twisting, and awful life. Perhaps they make the most of what they’re given or they succumb to tragedy and despair. The important aspect is that the character suffers quite a lot of terrible events in their life. The majority […]


Review: The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

Lilliet Berne has grown to great fame in the opera world, and so it is a great honor when a man approaches her on behalf of a composer. He explains that he has written a novel about a circus performer he was enchanted by as a younger man, and a composer has agreed to set […]