i want a murder mystery show where the body is always the same cheap-ass plastic skeleton, fully clothed and in some completely ridiculous pose. like, itll lay there with its hands on its hips in some terrible sequin dress, and the detectives will step up to it all super-serious like ‘it appears she’s been dead for 12 hours” and no one will mention the fact that ‘she’ is a dollar store halloween decoration
Literature Meme: (5/10) Prose
↳ To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature.
The plot and characters are loosely based on the author’s observations of her family and neighbors, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old.
The novel is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with the serious issues of rape and racial inequality. The narrator’s father, Atticus Finch, has served as a moral hero for many readers and as a model of integrity for lawyers.
As a Southern Gothic novel and a Bildungsroman, the primary themes of To Kill a Mockingbird involve racial injustice and the destruction of innocence.
The book is widely taught in schools in the United States with lessons that emphasize tolerance and decry prejudice. (x)
FAERIE TALE MEME
↳ Creatures/Beings: Witches [3/4]
The role of the witch in fairy tales is often as an antagonist, a being that represents behaviour/feeling that is outside of our own social/moral bounds. She [for witches in these tales are mostly always female] are predominately describes as unattractive, sometimes barely human and as old crones. Many tales have witches disguise themselves as beautiful queens and ladies but, ultimately, they are always defeated by the far more beautiful and good maiden.
This is Wadi-us-Salaam (وادي السلام) cemetery located in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, and is the worlds largest. Burials are reported to have been a daily occurrence for the past 1400 years, and in certain periods, as many as approximately 250 corpses have been buried each day. The cemetery is estimated to contain over 5 million corpses. Wadi-us-Salaam is Arabic for “Valley of Peace”.