Theme Thursday: dragons in literature

Time for another Theme Thursday! This time I’m going to analyze dragons in literature. This means that I’ll go a little into the history of dragons in books, and I’ll talk about my favorite dragon books! Why do dragons exist? Dragons are creatures that are found in all cultures across the globe, which is incredibly fascinating. There are multiple theories that explain why dragons are found all over the globe. One of those theories is that early humans interpreted snakes as dragons, because a significant portion of the world population fears snakes. Early depictions of dragons resemble snakes more than…

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Theme Thursday: My favorite Arabian/Middle Eastern themed books

This year I have been reading a lot of books with Arabian and Middle Eastern themes, and I think this is now one of my favorite themes ever. I have found that in a lot of popular fiction, there is always the “main” land which is often just inspired by feudal Europe, and there is the “sub” land. You know, the land that vaguely reminds you of any Arabian country that the main character travels to, like, once, where they learn that that land they thought was barbaric and backwards is actually not that bad, wow! Anyway, I’m so glad…

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