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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Mimesis | ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey’: Baby’s first gothic novel

Mimesis | ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey’: Baby’s first gothic novel

By Chloe Woodruff, Staff Writer February 16, 2024
Mimesis is a biweekly blog that analyzes media through a philosophical and narrative lens.
Mimesis | The Barbie Cinematic Universe: On Upbringing and Orchards

Mimesis | The Barbie Cinematic Universe: On Upbringing and Orchards

By Chloe Woodruff, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

Sylvia Plath famously wrote in “The Bell Jar” that the narrator, Esther, saw all her possible futures as fruits on a fig tree. She envisioned herself as an academic, a career woman and a mother. Unable...

Mimesis | ‘Saltburn’: I Think, Therefore I Am Not

Mimesis | ‘Saltburn’: I Think, Therefore I Am Not

By Chloe Woodruff, Staff Writer January 19, 2024
Mimesis is a biweekly blog that analyzes media through a philosophical and narrative lens.
Mimesis | Time: The Conscious Loss of Linearity

Mimesis | Time: The Conscious Loss of Linearity

By Chloe Woodruff, Staff Writer November 13, 2023
A summer retrospective, Mimesis laments the flow of time in an account of “Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.”
Mimesis | Appetite: Moshfegh’s Approach to Hunger and Humanity

Mimesis | Appetite: Moshfegh’s Approach to Hunger and Humanity

By Chloe Woodruff, Staff Writer October 22, 2023
In its first edition, Mimesis explores Ottessa Moshfegh’s hit novel, “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” discovering the dark desires at its core.
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