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Five Fascinating Facts about Mary Shelley

Five facts about the life and work of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein

1. Her most famous novel, Frankenstein, is widely considered the first science fiction novel. 632 more words


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Happy birthday, Mary Shelley!

Ozymandias (Post 9)

In the poem, Ozymandias, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, there is a character named Ozymandias, hence the title of poem. Ozymandias was a king that once ruled over a kingdom in an ancient land. 168 more words

Bra Making Journey Continues

It has been about a month since I got it into my pretty little head to try making my own bras. I got all excited, bought Norma’s bok… 595 more words

Sewing Projects

This week in history: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born on Aug. 30, 1797

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, who was born on Aug. 30, 1797, became famous in literary history as the wife of English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and as the author of… 489 more words

Yesterday & Today

A New Day

by Shelley

A new day, a new year, a new start, a new schedule, a new chance . . . “His mercies are new every morning.” 218 more words


Empty Poet's Bed

I knew a man once who looked at a painted wall and said, “I see the Peloponnesian War in the cracks.” I knew a man once who looking through a handheld telescope held reversed saw the world of the Ancient Greeks. 214 more words