Themes in post-apocalyptic fiction

Themes in post-apocalyptic fiction

Post-apocalyptic fiction is a twist on the survival-against-all-odds story. We can look back as far as Homer's Odyssey to see themes of courage, creativity, and endurance in the face of epic disaster and brutal challenges.  Post-apocalyptic stories are full of explorations into questions of morality, ethics, and what it means to be human.

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Exploring the Classics: Dracula

Exploring the Classics: Dracula

For years it seems as though vampires, werewolves, and zombies have taken over the country.  They heavily populate successful books, movies, and television shows. Much of it appears to be aimed squarely at the Young Adult market, but come to think about it, it's not really a new trend. . .

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