What is parody and how can I appreciate it?
Parody is another style of writing invented by the Ancient Greeks. It is similar to satire, in the sense that it often involves irony. Ancient authors began parodying their predecessors by producing writing that was very similar in nature to their famous counterparts – such as Homer, the alleged inventor of the epic genre –…
Karl Marx wouldn’t fancy Xi Jinping
The essence of communism is that all property is shared and that all people are equal. The theory was founded by Karl Marx, a famous German political philosopher of the 19th century. Marx published The Communist Manifesto in the 1840s, introducing the political and social ideal to the modern world. If you are partial to…