Monthly Archives: January 2013

Zero History

I was considering my previous blog post about how blank pages represent potential while I thought about the name of the book, Zero History. As you read the book, it becomes clear that the character, Milgrim, is the character with no … Continue reading

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A Wireless Prison

It is a common misconception among teenagers that a wireless cell phone grants them freedom. Sure, upon acquiring a cell phone they gain the ability to talk, text, and share media from virtually anywhere, but it is to my belief … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in What’s Left Out

Throughout the novel Zero History by William Gibson, there is somewhat of a side plot that occurs. Hollis attempts to track down a mysterious clothing brand known as Gabriel Hounds. What is most interesting about that clothing brand, is the reason … Continue reading

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Coloured by Bias

I’ve been reading the book Zero History by WIlliam Gibson in English class, and I’ve noticed a distinct male bias towards the assumed attitude of women in the novel. Firstly, Hollis(one of the main characters) struggles to gather the courage to phone … Continue reading

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