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2014年02月27日 09:56

古希腊悲剧中的杀子之母:美狄亚 Medea as a Tragic Heroine?!

The role of children in plot development of Euripides’ ‘Medea’ to characterise Medea as an unconventional Ancient Greek tragic heroine 

Tragic heroes in Ancient Greek theatre are usually respected individuals whose flaws (hamartia) lead their downfall and death. In Euripides’ ‘Medea’,......

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2014年02月24日 20:22

漫谈咖啡:阳光依旧 (The Sun Also Rises)


—The Role of Coffee in Our Daily Lives Reconsidered

The sun rises. The sky is blue. The breakfast table is set up. The sunlight is now creeping through your window while you are still lying in the warm winter bed. But your normal exclamation at this point, ‘Perfect’, is absent. Why is that so? You sit down on a cozy chair, but remain utte......

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2014年02月20日 12:30

超大城市的问题如何解决? On MegaCities

Bustee versus favela. This contrast between non-MEDCs’ poorest residents appears insignificant, for over-populated mega-cities have several aspects that are in common. However, Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs) such as Brazil have a completely different story from typical Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs) such as India. No matter how different these nations actually are,......

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2014年02月17日 19:51

历史的沧桑:战争纪念碑带来的烦恼 Why do war memorials cause controversy?

War memorials and museums cause controversy probably because of four reasons: 1) the facts presented are not universally accepted, 2) emotions manipulated are considered inappropriate for certain audience, 3) current events influence visitors’ opinions, and 4) the purpose of the memorial is not always clear.

One way that war memo......

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