Tag Archive: Femme Fatale

The Introduction of the Femme Fatale in Gothic Literature

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The femme fatale, French for “fatal women,” is a character whose importance in Romantic literature and whose journey through modern-day adaptations is almost unparalleled. Existing historically in both biblical figures as early as… Continue reading

La Belle Dame Sans Mercy: A Song of Unrequited Love

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  John Keats embodies the concept of unrequited love in his work, La Belle Dame Sans Mercy. The stylistic elements incorporated throughout this piece not only add to the melancholy nature of the… Continue reading

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