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'To be mad, or not to be sane'- Hamlet's confounding "madness"

Hamlet’s mental state has long been analysed by critics, with scrutiny as sharp as a newly sharpened pencil; it has long been discussed in hushed whispers by an audience fearful that Hamlet could indeed be- do I dare say it?- … 352 more words

Shakespeare

House of War

One rule,
never lie to me
you fool
I´m result oriented organisation
that is my creation
since once I go forward
I don´t back down so you will get deathly rewarded… 48 more words

Poetry

Evil Christian

And the public know,
what all school children learn….

Those to whom evil is done
do evil en return
so they can learn
to take the right turn… 69 more words

English Literature

A Short Analysis of Hopkins's 'The Windhover'

‘The Windhover’ was written by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89) in 1877, but, like many of Hopkins’s poems, was not published until 1918, long after his death. 881 more words

Literature

The Priest is back on the block !

Yeeeha !
Just doing the funky chicken dance
while singing la  la in my trance

Finally got internet now
To me it seems like a big great wow… 56 more words

English Literature

The Worst Novel I've Ever Read: Samuel Richardson's "Pamela" (1740)

This post is written tongue-in-cheek (although, in truth, I really do not wish to ever revisit the works of Samuel Richardson ever again!)

I feel bad writing about something like this, like I’m betraying my eighteenth-century roots. 976 more words

18th Century

The Best H. G. Wells Novels

10 classic books written by the master of science fiction, H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote dozens of books over the course of his literary career, a career which spanned over half a century. 976 more words

Literature