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Creative Writing Genki Hase Japan literature

夕焼けをみる者—吉野弘『夕焼け』を読んで

吉野弘の『夕焼け』は「娘」の「やさしさ」を扱った口語自由詩である。

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Academic Writing Creative Writing Genki Hase

志賀直哉『小僧の神様』の構成がどのように物語の立体性を確立させているか

志賀直哉による『小僧の神様』は、秤屋の小僧「仙吉」と貴族院議員「A」のそれぞれの視点を交互に描くことで、この物語という叙述行為に立体感を持たせている小説だ。本論は、このような特徴的な構成がどのように物語に奥行きを与えているのか一つの読みを示そうとするものである。

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Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy

In his book “Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy”, Matthew Smith describes how food allergy became a “legitimate” science, and how the relationship between food and health was understood through time.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Genki Hase

Anti-cheats Litigation: Game companies and Cheats in Games

Genki discusses the video game industry through a famous court case that involves cheating in games and its impact on the industry, as well as the gaming community.

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Creative Writing Genki Hase Interviews

“Food Memory”: The difficult moments in life stored in “Tofu”

You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.