Wide Sargasso Sea is a story of hardship and tragedy. Some aspects of the text, important to cover, include mental disabilities among family members and the impact that they had in the Victorian era. It wasn’t a matter of getting help, but rather a matter of avoiding the problems, where the real problem comes into… Read more Horror and Tragedy: The Domino Effect
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, is a very intriguing and controversial text from Victorian-era England. Following Jane along in her life as an orphan through her cruel relationship with her aunt and the events that follow that also are laced with neglect and ignorance. Jane Eyre is packed to the brim in different psychological effects… Read more Rochester, the Original Misogynist
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is a text that is commonly taught in high school and college courses, but the ability to pick out the similarities taken from it and injected into our modern-day literature is something to commend. Frankenstein follows many aspects, the Savior Complex, Man and God, Antireligion, and unreliable narrators, all of which connect… Read more Tony Stark vs. Victor Frankenstein and the Savior Complex
Jocks, popular, orch-dorks, nerds, band geeks, etc. are all stereotypical groups to which we associate with high school and stereotypical high school movies. The apparent necessity to create this social hierarchy dominates the world we live in and the world we know, starting at a young age. This hierarchy I speak of can even be… Read more Since the Beginning…
Looks aren’t everything. We learn that from a young age, that it is what’s inside that counts. Not in accordance with the Red Cross Knight though. The story is a fantastical one at that which proves a difficult read, myself having to read it many times before I could quite understand it truly, but there… Read more Beauty … What Else is There?
Bisclavret by Marie De France is not your typical everyday werewolf story. You can do your research on Lycanthropy and find some information about werewolf bites in stories, the lunar cycles, and full moons, but Marie De France did not write what you would expect a werewolf story to be. This isn’t Twilight with shirtless… Read more Bisclavret and the Werewolf Conundrum