Shakespeare’s titular play Hamlet has had many reiterations and much discussion about its themes. In particular the film adaption by—- which brings the classic play unto a television screen, unchanged. Throughout the play, ideas about gender roles and how those roles change from the perspective of mental health in that time period shine through in… Read more 1st Ungrading Essay: Hamlet,Mental Health and Gender
I had a looming question forming when nearing the end of Frankenstein, and that was what if the novel only covered the perspective of the monster throughout the entire story ? would Viktor be seen completely differently than he would be now ? As instead of reading his thoughts on matters, we would only be… Read more Changing the Perspective of Frankenstein.
In addition to this class, I’m currently taking another called Studies in English and we’ve been learning about the basics of looking critically at texts and the messages and meanings accounted with them. There is a certain dynamic of that class that I think goes hand in hand with this one, and that is that… Read more Literary Past And Its Effect On The Present
For a while I believed that Hamlet was actually a victim of a psychotic episode throughout the play, but in some scenes he almost breaks the established character and behaves and interacts with other characters with a level of responsiveness and clarity. In contrast with Ophelia who actually went mad as a result brought on… Read more Was Hamlet Faking His Madness ?
While reading Frankenstein, I tried my best not to let the several hundred film adaptations sway my observation as I read the actual source material from Merry Shelly. A major characteristic that I noticed is how introspective the characters are, they think a-lot about themselves and the internal dilemma they most go through throughout the… Read more My Thoughts on Frankenstein.
My experience with Shakespeare plays, and more specifically Hamlet came mostly from reciting plays and lines during english class. Only now in this class have I taken a deeper look in to the societal contexts of mental illness and gender orientated perspectives within the field of mental health. The dynamic that Hamlet and Ophelia serve… Read more My Thoughts On Hamlet
When it comes to disabilities and their representation through media, I rarely see coverage or discussion of how it effects the lives of who are born with them. This is why I’ve never had much exposure to people with disabilities outside of my family. My awareness and knowledge about this topic is centered around members… Read more Disabilities Within My Family