Text: Li Kangli (adjunct lecturer in the Department of Chinese, National Tsing Hua University. Studied at the Institute of British and American Literature, Wisconsin State University, Madison, USA. Long-term observation of British and American literature and culture. Author: Poetry Collection "Margaery Memoirs", "The Power of Reading", etc. Books. He used to be the editor-in-chief of "Vision 30" magazine and a special writer for "World Culture". Currently engaged in British and American literature and writing teaching) With the quiet return of white supremacy extremism in the Trump era, coupled with the frequent shootings on campus and in society, and the aftermath of the "Black Lives Matter" protest movement, the American dream of immigrants in the 1970s that Democrats have been extolling seems to have become a reality. Today's American nightmare.
With more than 20 shootings in a row in recent days, writer Stephen King's horror novels and movie plots seem to have moved into the real world. This article is not intended to delve into the complex issues of gun control and ownership. The main purpose of this banner design article is to summarize and analyze several phenomena in today's American society through the two seasons of the NETFLIX series " Castle of the Rock ", the recently popular series, which presents and alludes to the issues of race, society and nationality in the United States. For real problems, reading fictional literature can provide solutions. With multiple shootings across the U.S., real horror has overtaken fictional literature.
Produced in 2018-2019, this online TV series "Castle Rock" adapted from the novel by well-known horror writer Stephen King, contrasts with the current reality, but still makes people feel emotional. The series is divided into two seasons, one and the next. Its characters come from Stephen King's original series of novels. The filming of the series was authorized by Stephen King himself, and he was named executive producer. The location of the novel, "Castle Rock", is based on the East Coast of the United States, Maine, a fictional town with white residents as the main body. The first season of the series recounts the horrors and paranormal events of a town, and the second season recounts a pair of Somali-Islamic siblings adopted by a white father, as well as the fighting and fighting between different immigrants in the town. A turf war, and a daughter from a low-level white family who has emotional disorders and violent tendencies is murdered and desperate. The social and realistic atmosphere presented in the series is reminiscent of recent events, whether it is inter-racial conflict, racially-targeted attacks, or hate crimes. Anti-bullying, anti-discrimination, institutional injustice School bullying, social discrimination, institutional injustice, and class differences have always been common themes in Stephen King's works.