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Approaches to English Literature; Sympathetic Responses to Characters in “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin and “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Compare and contrast the ways in which any two texts studied on the unit organize information to generate a sympathetic response to characters, paying particular attention to its implications for narrative meaning. 1,162 more words

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Why English and Creative Writing Majors Should Acquaint Themselves with Percy Shelley

Here’s the simple answer: Shelley wants to make you cool again.

Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, among other profound and fantastic things, “A Defense of Poetry.” If you never read a single thing by Shelley after this, it would be your loss, but not the end of the world. 756 more words

Library with Shelley 

I came in to study Signal Processing but suddenly found myself with this :

And in it I found this by Shelly c.1814 :

YET look on me! 125 more words



“Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number-
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you
Ye are many-they are few.” 15 more words


Percy Shelley on Religion and Morality

Percy Shelley’s 1819 play, The Cenci, is one of the few great English tragedies of Romantic era. Admittedly, this is not a period renowned for drama, but The Cenci is has it all: incest, betrayal, murder, a Pope. 196 more words


Frankenstein: It's Complicated

Even if you have never read Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, you know the name. The image of the monster (perhaps of the scene when it comes to life, lightning crashing, the mad scientist screaming, “It’s alive!”). 1,000 more words

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