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She: A History of Adventure


She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard is a story of, clearly, adventure and travel. The story’s main characters, Horace Holly and Leo Vincey, travel to eastern Africa following the instructions… Continue reading

A Christmas Carol


From the time that we are very young, there are some stories that we see and hear everywhere around Christmastime; one of those being A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Whether you are… Continue reading

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


Most know of Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but do we truly know the context in which it was written? When reading Stevenson’s novel, most… Continue reading

Frankenstein’s Secrecy


Throughout Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, several themes come into play; knowledge, sublime nature, monstrosity, and secrecy to name a few. One theme that I noticed while reading the novel… Continue reading

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Through The Years


Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus is quite possibly one of the most continuously adapted texts of all time. Since its publication in 1818, Shelley’s text has been adapted for the stage,… Continue reading

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


One of the most famous novels ever published (Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus) was written by the time its author, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, turned 19. 

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