Monsters In Mayhem in the French Speaking World
An in depth look into the tragic flaws of the male characters of “In the Name of God” by Yasmina Khadra
This essay gives an overview of the main events in In the Name of God, assessing the effects of class and guerrilla warfare.
Revenge, Death, Power, and a community divided.
A deep dive into the plot of the Algerian Civil War, through the fictional writings in the book “In the Name of God” by Yasmina Khadra (Actual name: Mohammad Moulessehoul).
An analysis of masculinity between the main male characters, Jean-Francois, Mani, and Fronsac within the movie “The Brotherhood of the Wolf”.
The Reflections of Loko-Miwa by Lilas Desquiron we are transported to Haiti where we are taken through the life of Cocotte and Violaine. In this novel, we see the themes of racial tension and prejudices that can lead to the demise of our characters.
This movie shows the multifaceted dimensions of monsters by conceptualizing fears, emotions, and social hierarchy.
By: Jessica Brown
Le Pact des Loups demonstrates views of nature are socially constructed, particularly in concerns of respecting nature.
Reflections of Loko Miwa by Lilas Desquiron was first published in the year 1990. The novel is set in Haiti during the rule of Papa Doc. Throughout the book, Haiti’s complex social and cultural constructs are highly evident.
This is a reaction to the novel Reflections of Loko Miwa. It discusses class and and the social hierarchy of the time in Haiti.
This book is a great read and reflection of Haitian culture, the religion of Vodou and a bond between Marassa sisters. This also goes into the idea of the Zombi.