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What is Necessary for a Jekyll and Hyde Adaptation?

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   When one inquires about Steven Moffat’s television drama Jekyll it would seem intuitive to believe that Moffat gained his inspiration from Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and… Continue reading

What was Barbauld really talking about?

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Anna Letitia Barbauld’s “Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq.  On the Rejection of the Bill for Abolishing the Slave Trade” is a text that expresses ideals and emotions present in late 18th century. Abolition… Continue reading

Pope and Swift’s Satrical Shot at Society

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Johnathan Swift and Alexander Pope used there literary skills to exploit the life of the upper class in England during the early 1700’s. Although both men had small segments of seriousness and rationale;… Continue reading

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