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“Franken-Shelley” Autobiography?

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Everyone knows the classic tell of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; “In trying to create life, young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events… Continue reading

Wordsworth: Memories last a lifetime

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“Lines written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey” was written in July of 1798 and published as the last poem of William Wordsworth’s lyrical ballads. Although written in blank verse, there is nothing… Continue reading

Legacy: “And They Lived Happily Ever After…” Scratch That, Women Are Getting Smarter.

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Mary Astell made her argument at a very young age that, despite centuries of cultural practice, women’s rights were just as important as men’s.”In Some Reflections Upon Marriage”, she questions why women are… Continue reading

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