Tag Archive: Isolation

The Subliminally Haunted Beach


When thinking about the Romantic period, some incorrectly think of love and happily ever after in stories and poetry. Even though writers did focus on those specific themes, they were also heavily focused… Continue reading

The Use of the Isolated Character: Solitude in The Rime of The Ancient Mariner and Frankenstein


Ever since Adam and Eve were evicted from paradise, countless stories have been written that include characters removed from society that have little or no contact with others. From Robinson Crusoe to more… Continue reading

Isolation and Discomfort: Trollope and McCandless


How is life changed between when you’re comfortable with a group of people and when you’re an outcast, isolated? What are the reasons we put ourselves in these uncomfortable situations? Frances Trollope fled… Continue reading

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