Jordan Smith I am a paper-person. Whenever a creative project comes up, I usually opt for the “non-creative” option. In all of my classes with Professor Helms, I have done at least one creative project, or “unessay” for a semester project, and the result is the same: in doing a creative project, I am utilizing… Read more Final Reflection- Don’t Spend your Life Writing Papers
“Where fancy flows, and runs in bubbling streams, Where flowers grow4 upon the banks of dreams, Whereon the dew of sleepy eyes doth fall, 5 Bathing each leaf, and every flower small. There5 various thoughts as several flowers grow: Some milk-white innocence, as6 lilies, show, Fancies, as painted tulips’7 colors fixt, By Nature’s pencil neatly8… Read more Symbolism of “Flowers”
“On every flower fine their pleasure take,12 Dancing13 about each leaf in pleasant sort, Passing14 their time away in amorous sport. Like Cupids young, their painted wings display,” (similizing the brain to a garden) (Cavendish) I am curious about the significance of the leaves “dancing.” Is this meant to be explicitly romantic? The use of… Read more Daily Question 12/1
“So in this world another world may be, Which we do neither touch, taste, smell, hear, see” (10, Cavendish) This provokes me to wonder what exactly constitutes the “human experience.” Are the five senses strictly human traits? What more are we missing?
“The City it self was built of Gold; and their Architectures were noble, stately, and magnificent, not like our Modern, but like those in the Romans time; for, our Modern Buildings are like those Houses which Children use to make of Cards, one story above another, fitter for Birds, then Men; but theirs were more… Read more The Blazing World 1 “Utopian Structures”
“The radiant image of his Glory sat, His onely Son; On Earth he first beheld Our two first Parents, yet the onely two [ 65 ] Of mankind, in the happie Garden plac’t, Reaping immortal fruits of joy and love, Uninterrupted joy, unrivald love In blissful solitude; he then survey’d Hell and the Gulf between,… Read more Misogyny in Sin Daily Question 11/10
“Not free, what proof could they have givn sincere Of true allegiance, constant Faith or Love, Where onely what they needs must do, appeard, [ 105 ] Not what they would? what praise could they receive? What pleasure I from such obedience paid, When Will and Reason (Reason also is choice) Useless and vain, of… Read more Good & Evil, Sin (Books 2-3)