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Underlying Themes of Christianity in “Goblin Market”


Beneath the rich language and suggestive imagery in Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market” exists a strong parallel to Christianity; more specifically─ the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Though the… Continue reading

Religious Appeal in Stories of the Slave Trade


When reading William Cowper’s The Negro’s Complaint, and also The Sorrows of Yamba or, The Negro Woman’s Lamentation by Hannah More and Eaglesfield Smith, I found there to be a prominent stylistic element… Continue reading

Romanticizing Robinson Crusoe: The Role of Female Gender From Novel to Film


Whenever a novel is adapted to film or television, it would seem that change on some level is inevitable. Characters are cut, new characters are added to fit the adaptation, seasons and sometimes… Continue reading

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