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TASK: It has been said about Jane Austen that she is basically trying to show her readers how they should live their lives. Do you agree with this statement? 383 more words

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Peer Review 1 Week 4

Link to blog post: https://vzengl200.wordpress.com/2017/03/08/first-blog-post/

Your blog post was clearly written and very thorough in its exploration of the Romantic period. Although there is a lot of information available on the Romantic period, I found your blog post, in particular, helped to clarify some of my own misconceptions on this literary period. 48 more words

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Blog Post 1 Week 3

From reading the opening pages of Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman write what you think is Mary’s most important advice to women of her time. 331 more words

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How Fear of Female Sexuality Can Ruin Everyone's Life

Wives and Daughters, Elizabeth Gaskell, 1865

Once upon a time, a clever country doctor lost his young wife and had to raise his little daughter on his own. 1,041 more words

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Peer Review 1


Hi Josh,

This is an interesting and descriptive entry about the Romantic period. I also like the picture you’ve included, as it enhances your entry. 94 more words

19th Century Literature

Blog One. Expostulation and Reply.

expostulation. verb.

express strong disapproval or disagreement:he found Fox expostulating with a young man.

Wordsworth’s Expostulation and Reply initially made me think that his poem would be centred around a conversational disagreement. 522 more words

2/ CRITICAL In your own words briefly say how the ideas in “Expostulation & Reply” & “The Tables Turned” have helped you to understand Romanticism.

“Why is Romanticism important?”

“Romanticism is so out-dated.”

“What’s Romanticism anyway?”

These are just a few of the comments I get when I get too attached to the works I’m learning about in class and start to blabber about them nonstop to my friends. 377 more words