Oryx and Crake – The dystopian future of GM foods.

  Oryx and Cake ,set in Atwood’s dystopian nightmare, portrays the life of Jimmy , one of the only surviving  humans left on planet earth. Although the novel is set in a future time , Atwood’s tale bares a shockingly close resemblance to our current reality. One of the themes addressed throughout the novel is that of genetic… Continue reading Oryx and Crake – The dystopian future of GM foods.

Coal

Coal, is part of the history of UK history in terms of both culture and literature. This week as a group we focused on the culture and literature surrounding coal as an energy resource. Coal, once a source of employment of nearly a million people in the UK , employs as an industry less than 6,000… Continue reading Coal