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Lost in Adaptation

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, is an idea that has been frequently adapted to visual media. You have the story of a man who through… Continue reading

The Lasting Tale of Frankenstein

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The concept coming from Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is one of those stories that breaks through the standard exposure most literary works see and latches onto popular culture so that it sticks around… Continue reading

The Impact of Life on a Work

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Writers are a funny bunch of people. They’re world creators, taking bits and pieces from many places, and combining them in completely new ways. But the biggest things authors utilize are their own… Continue reading

The Adultery Paradox

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Love is a weird thing. Against all reason, it will make you do things you would never do in a million years. It may make you do something great, but at the other… Continue reading

The Tyger and the Mentalist

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When a work survives the ages and becomes an often recited and much studied piece of literature, it is taken and used in many different ways than originally intended. It could have the… Continue reading

African Participation in the Atlantic Slave Trade

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The opening of  “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano,” there is a short part in the beginning that opens a door to a part of the slave trade not talked… Continue reading

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