Tag Archives: Persona 4

“Butterfly” – A Thematic Analysis of Persona 3 and 4

昔者莊周夢為胡蝶,栩栩然胡蝶也,自喻適志與!不知周也。俄然覺,則蘧蘧然周也。不知周之夢為胡蝶與,胡蝶之夢為周與?周與胡蝶,則必有分矣。此之謂物化。 — 庄子 I dreamt I was a butterfly. I couldn’t tell if I was dreaming. But when I woke, I was I and not a butterfly. Was I dreaming that I was the butterfly, Or was the butterfly dreaming that it was me? Even if there’s a difference between the butterfly and I, The distinction isn’t absolute. And there is no relationship of cause and effect. — Zhuangzi Such were the words that flashed across the screen during the … Continue reading

Truth is… Multifaceted

The truth is, I have been having a hard time adjusting to my new life– something that did not happen during my transition from high school to undergrad. I suppose I left my undergraduate college expecting life in medical school to be similar; undoubtedly harder, but similar. I was excited about living in my own apartment, the science-oriented student body, and the block class schedule (meaning that instead of having multiple classes at once, we would have one class at … Continue reading