The Literary Club

‘The Catch’ by Kenzaburõ Õe: articulating the necessity for change ...

In August, Japan remembered the fateful days of the nuclear explosions (in Hiroshima and Nagasaki) and 76 years of redemption following their warmongering engagements with other countries. Nevertheless, it’s curious to link certain tangible changes in Japanese society during the 20th Century and present changes with US imperialism. “The Catch” is a reflection of this.

The Struggle of the Female Suffragist Movement: The First Progress

The suffragist movement could be seen as the first progress towards equal rights between women and men. Historically dating from the end of the 19th Century and the start of the 20th,  a group of women decided to fight for suffrage and have a voice and opinion in politics. It was a  nuanced fight between the suffragists and external political groups.