Hello all, here is my first major project for this class! I apologize that it’s a week late (yikes) but this semester has really been kicking my butt. As someone who has personally been swamped with essays and writing assignments, this project was refreshing and fun to do. I essentially made a collage/map/poster visual of… Read more Images of Frankenstein’s Creature
Category: First Project Spring 2021
!! Content warning: physical violence, vehicular homicide, and profanity !! Brennan Mallory | May 22nd | 5:49 pm I cried on the couch, still clutching the phone. Thana’s words reverberated off the inner walls of my brain and mocked my sorrow. “I never want to look at your pathetic face ever again. You disgust me,”… Read more Wretched
Frankenstein Tarot Card Connections
Captain Walton The Fool (Upright) “To see the The Fool generally means a beginning of a new journey, one where you will be filled with optimism and freedom from the usual constraints in life. When we meet him, he approaches each day as an adventure, in an almost childish way. He believes that anything can… Read more Frankenstein Tarot Card Connections
1st Major Project, The Fate of Women in Hamlet.
Gertrude and Ophelia in the play Hamlet, differ variously compared to women today. Gertrude being Claudius’s wife after King Hamlet dies, and Ophelia is Polonius’s daughter and Hamlet’s “lover”. Starting with how they were treated. Hamlet for example treats the women in the play disrespectfully, and they already do not have high hopes for great… Read more 1st Major Project, The Fate of Women in Hamlet.
On Being Alienated by a Lunatic for Simply Looking Like an Affront to God
For this first project of ours, I picked two texts that we read this semester: Frankenstein and On Being Cautioned Against Walking on an Headland Overlooking the Sea, Because It Was Frequented by a Lunatic. I then smashed them together, attempting to blend stylistic elements and themes from them both in the same form factor… Read more On Being Alienated by a Lunatic for Simply Looking Like an Affront to God
Female Suffering in The Bride (1985) and Frankenstein
CW: Sexual Assault Female Suffering in The Bride (1985) and Frankenstein In The Bride (1985), Dr. Baron Charles Frankenstein comes from a wealthy family. He is well educated, well dressed, and well spoken. From a young age, Frankenstein had been obsessed with science, specifically reanimating dead bodies. However creating life from death comes with consequences.… Read more Female Suffering in The Bride (1985) and Frankenstein
The Downfall of Frankenstein
Obsession: When Frankenstein goes off to school a new found part of himself opens up and sends him on a trajectory to self-destruction. Frankenstein becomes obsessed with his work. He no longer notices the changes of the seasons. He becomes completely cut off from his family and neglects contacting them for months as he becomes… Read more The Downfall of Frankenstein
I will be dead in the next moments to pass. I know not of the time spent between my departure of the boat to trudging through waist high snow; I only know that this blizzard was sent from hell, its purpose, to slay me. The death I spoke of while aboard the vessel will never… Read more Here After
Was The Creature Developmentally Disabled?
One could argue that the creature from Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, Frankenstein, is a character suffering from psychosocial impairments. Developmentally, psychosocial skills are gained in childhood, and some issues can be worked out with therapy, preventing further problems in adulthood. The creature in this novel had no childhood to develop through. The creature was thrown… Read more Was The Creature Developmentally Disabled?
Disabled Space: Depictions of the Disabled in Modern British Literature
Society functions on the notion of ins and outs, those who are “in” the society and those who are banished from the protective walls that delineate it. One can define society variously, but inclusion and exclusion are always at the root of this abstraction. For example, “human society” or civilization includes all the people of… Read more Disabled Space: Depictions of the Disabled in Modern British Literature