Kristen Barenthaler

Curious adventurer. Crazed reader. Archery fanatic. Librarian in Training. Amateur author.

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The Hidden Truths of History
7 days ago
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay is a historical novel set in a frame story published in 2007. According to, a frame story is “a narrative providing the framework for connecting a serie...
7 days ago
She walks through the dimly lit theater Looking for the perfect spot To watch the world go dancing past Romance, comedy, musical, mystery The rhyme and reason matter not She just needs to waste the da...
Welcome Back the King and Queen
7 days ago
Stephen King was a name that used to strike fear into the hearts of many, especially with his first novel Carrie in 1974. The storyline was unlike anything written before, and within two short years, ...
Northern Ireland Conflicts
7 days ago
The Northern Ireland Conflicts took place between 1969 and 1994, but their effects are still felt today for many of the people in Northern Ireland. The armed conflicts started over whether Northern Ir...
7 days ago
He grew up big, tall, and strong Never letting the winds knock him down. As he grew, he learned so much Like how to plant, to cook, to talk. But what he learned most of all, Was how to love all around...
Kubrick: Nihilistic or Hopeful?
7 days ago
In this article, I will argue that director Stanley Kubrick added nihilistic tendencies to many of his movies, whether purposefully or not. Nihilism is a vast subject, but the main premise is having “...