The young gentleman’s name was Mario. He and his brother Luigi were stationed in the neighbourhood for an indefinite time, completely at the service of anybody whose pipe had given way to the Piranha Plants. 1,079 more words
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“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”
Do Not Believe Everything You Read (In Gothic Literature): How Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey Exposes the Excess of the Gothic
Originally published 1 April 2014.
It is not uncommon for an author to use his or her work as a medium to impart a valuable lesson unto his or her readers. 1,887 more words
Northanger Abbey, written by Jane Austen, is a Gothic novel that follows the story of a young and inexperienced seventeen-year-old girl, Catherine Morland. The very first sentence of the book explains that the protagonist, Catherine, is not expected to be a heroine. 507 more words