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A Book You Can Finish In A Day: The Fifth Child

“Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould me man? Did I solicit thee
From darkness to promote me?” – John Milton, Paradise Lost… 864 more words

Book Review

…Turn The Page — The Two-Woman Crusade

After a long weekend, the return to real life can be a bit of a drag. And after a long weekend that never was, well…you have my utmost sympathy. 234 more words

All Things Writing

...Turn The Page

After a long weekend, the return to real life can be a bit of a drag. And after a long weekend that never was, well…you have my utmost sympathy. 230 more words

Opinion

The Gothic and the subversive.

I love Gothic stories, there’s something interesting about the settings, characters and the general mood that the gothic conjures up.  I think a lot of the appeal of the gothic comes from the subversive nature of gothic literature. 1,746 more words

Frankenstein

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is a phenomenal piece of work, capturing the Romantic Era ever so artfully. This “old-timey” horror story, encapsulates the human condition in a beautifully dark and gothic style. 1,524 more words

Women

Frankenstein's Teenager

Mary Shelley’s classic, Frankenstein, is really an allegory. It’s the parenting memoir she couldn’t write. Parents of pubescents… follow me.

Victor builds what he hopes will be a beautiful, incredible masterpiece. 276 more words

Personal Journey

Why (,) monster?

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) directly quotes Milton’s Paradise Lost, “Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay / To mould me man? Did I solicit thee / From darkness to promote me?” These lines are spoken by Adam to God, questioning his own being. 1,871 more words

Romanticism