COMPANIONS OF GODS: DISABILITY IN THE SHAPE OF WATER
Are we the intended companions of the Gods? I find myself wondering this of disabled people shortly after watching Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water. In a society where disabled people are considered faulty or lacking by those around us, The Shape of Water subverts this concept by granting the monstrous autonomy.
ON MITSKI, ORIENTALISM, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE "THAT GIRL"
There were countless dinner parties where my mother would don her mangalsutra (a Hindu marriage necklace) and smile at the door to greet the guests before retreating to the kitchen with the other wives.