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6 Misconceptions in Film Adaptations of Literature

  • In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Frankenstein is the doctor, but, in film versions, Frankenstein becomes the monster.
  • In the 1995 film adaptation of The Scarlet Letter, there is a scene where the town is prepared to hang Hester Prynne, but, fortunately, she is saved by her lover and an attack by Native Americans.
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Misconceptions

Watch Beowulf (2007) Movie

Watch Beowulf (2007) Movie Run time: 12 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure | 22 November 2007 (Netherlands) Rating: 6.3 Director: Robert Zemeckis Writers: Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary Stars:… 10 more words

Het draait niet om Beowulf, alleen om Tolkien

Hwæt! We Gardena         in geardagum,
þeodcyninga,         þrym gefrunon,
hu ða æþelingas         ellen fremedon.

Met deze regels begint het titelloze gedicht dat nu bekend staat als ‘de Beowulf,’ over de vroegmiddeleeuwse Scandinavische held die monsters en draken verslaat.

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Creativity, Puzzles & The Beauty of Design

I was a nerd in High school. (Hell, I’m still a nerd) This meant that a lot of my friends, whether they were people I played video games with, Magic the Gathering with or Dungeons of Dragons with, were also nerds. 1,511 more words

Magic The Gathering

English language time machine

Hop into a time machine to travel back in the history of the English language! How do you think it will go? Step out and talk with people from olden times who use quaint words and a bit of… 63 more words

The Week

394. Beowulf Dark Raven

Sampled at the super subterranean Post Office Vaults in central Birmingham, this is either a surprisingly mild dark ale or a surprisingly dark pint of mild. 109 more words

Three Star