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Smash Vault – Super Mario Bros.: Part II of III

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


“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”

–Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen


Happy Birthday Jane


Today is the birthday of somebody who’s accompanied me on my way growing up, somebody who provided me with hours of laughing, being thrilled, crying and hoping. 192 more words


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

Academic Essays

Reading Between the Lines by Caroline F.

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


Quick review: Belle (2014)

Before she was playing a troubled rising pop star in the very positively reviewed Beyond the Lights, which I can’t wait to see, Gugu Mbatha-Raw was in another century altogether, playing a real life heroine in period piece  515 more words


Reading Classics: Beginner's Guide

Over the last couple of months, Bee and I have really been trying to widen our reading pattern, and experience some of the great literature out there that wasn’t published in this century. 368 more words

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