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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
Judith Butler
The Odyssey
Homer, Robert Fagles, Bernard Knox
Shadow Cay
Leona Bodie
The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
A Wizard of Mars
Diane Duane
Inferno
Dante Alighieri, Anthony Esolen
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - Alison Bechdel Fun Home seems to capture the complexity of life itself in its pages as it draws the reader along. The very layout of the novel with its various sections that are not quite chronological seem to mirror the way that remembrance does not always follow the path of time. There were also various places in the novel where the author springs various ideas on the reader without provocation or anything in the context to show that such a thing was coming. There was the scene at the church where the author causally asks "But would an ideal husband have sex with teenage boys?" Then again with the third chapter where we are introduced to the main character's sexuality on the idea that it was a farce only to later learn it was truth. The entire novel is full of moments like these and in a way the labels on the pictures of the various items in the house mirror this in their non-sequitoriality.