Tag: public secrets

The Secret About “Public Secrets”

I was looking for a good e-literature work that I haven’t done a blog about before, so I went onto the e-lit (ELO) collection volume 2 and chose a random work. I thought “ooh, this one is about secrets, so it should be interesting!” Turns out, it really was.  Public Secrets is an E-lit work created by Sharon Daniel and…

“There are secrets that are kept from the public and then there are ‘public secrets’

In the work “Public Secrets” by Sharon Daniel and Erik Loyer, the secrets of the California State Prison are revealed through a compilation of statements from those currently imprisoned. The work begins with an intro defining a ‘public secret’ as a secret that is known but the public pretends to be oblivious to, in this case, the truth behind the…