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3 Book Adaptations that Actually Rock

I’m sure I’m not the only reader who has felt betrayed by a bad movie or TV adaptation of a favorite book (The SyFy Earthsea… 607 more words


Would you love a perfect moon?

This week’s post was inspired by a brief passage in a novel I’m reading for the first time since I studied it in English Literature at university 28 years ago. 354 more words

B & W Sunday ~ Stronghold ~ The Telling Of Family Tales

Most families tell tales about their origins: legends of high-born connections, of inheritances lost or missed-out on, of forebears famous or notorious somewhere in the family tree. 980 more words


Strong Female Characters: Jane Eyre

For those of you that don’t know, Jane Eyre is the main character of Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel…well, Jane Eyre. The plot follows the life of a young woman, who goes on to become a governess after a frankly horrible childhood. 2,673 more words


Book Review | Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Book Finished: May 10th, 2015

Rating: 4.5/5

It feels extremely weird to me to try to review a literary classic. 555 more words

Book Reviews

On Evaluative Criticism

Imagine yourself wearing a pair of latex gloves, scraping some dust off the surface of your favourite book or movie with a scalpel and tapping it into a glass vial of clear fluid. 1,847 more words

Comparative Criticism

A Comparative Look at Jane Eyre

I don’t know if this has previously come across in my posts, but I am, in fact, a nerd. This will become abundantly clear over time, but for now I shall provide you with the first clue: my analysis of Jane Eyre movie adaptations. 1,484 more words