The Revenant: One with Nature

Introduction The reason we watched The Revenant for my humanities course at school was because it falls under the time period of Manifest Destiny in the United States. Manifest Destiny was the belief that the US had a God-given right to expand as far west, north, and south as they wanted. The Caucasian characters in…

The Young for the Old

"When I was young the mere smell of a woman would arouse me; now it is evidently only the sweetest, the youngest, the newest who have that power. One of these days it will be little boys."   -page 46 J.M. Coetzee's 1980 novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, is written in the first person point of…