TMF Haiku Club
  • #TheYearThatWas: What was 2016?

    2016 started with resolutions of change and buckets full of hope like every other year. Like every other year, it had its share of issues that plagued its definition and tilted it towards being negative and chaotic. Many resolutions did not find any solutions. And some of them were very pious, universal and timeless in their… Read More…

    #TheYearThatWas: What was 2016?
  • Strong Females, but are they yet the Norm? A Look at the Harry Potter series

    Fantasy Fiction has brought forth memorable female characters that have been revered and idealized respectively by male and female readers. A reason behind their popularity, however, is that they stand out from the rest of a book’s characters, which is a result of their number not being very high. The question then is, why are… Read More…

    Strong Females, but are they yet the Norm? A Look at the Harry Potter series
  • Double Trouble: Finding Macbeth in Harry Potter

    The famous song ‘Double Trouble’ from the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, composed by John Williams, gets its lyrics from Shakespeare’s iconic play – Macbeth (1606). When these two great works full of magic and mayhem are brought together, the “trouble” is bound to get “doubled” and the parallels between… Read More…

    Double Trouble: Finding Macbeth in Harry Potter
  • Split: A Novel by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan

      Over the last decade or so, urban India has developed a wide readership for books specifically written for teenagers. A large percent of these books were written by American or European writers such as Meg Cabot, Stephanie Meyer etc. who have gained huge profits due to the massive popularity of the genre. The scene… Read More…

    Split: A Novel by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan