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Dickens’ Lasting Legacy through The Muppets


  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is possibly the most overdone, overworked and reworked Christmas story to date. With film and TV adaptations spewing out almost ever other year many tend to… Continue reading

Percy Shelley’s Ode to Agricultural Reform


  From the poets of the Romantic era Percy Shelley is considered one of the most radical. Shelley was defined by his personal beliefs, which made both him and his poetry notorious, like… Continue reading

William Blake’s Oothoon: Feminist or Fool?


William Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion was written a year after Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Women, a detailed article pushing for women’s education while critiquing the male… Continue reading

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