“What strikes us most forcibly is the essential powerlessness of women”.

In the light of this quotation, explore connections between The Duchess of Malfi and A Streetcar Named Desire. The tragic fate imposed on the women in ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ demonstrates their essential powerlessness and inferiority in a patriarchal society. Both Williams and Webster present the female characters of each … Continue reading “What strikes us most forcibly is the essential powerlessness of women”.

“Domestic life is presented as dull and unsatisfactory.”

In response to this view, explore connections between the ways in which Larkin and Duffy write about the ordinary in everyday life. You must analyse in detail at least two poems from each of your set texts. It is characteristic of Carol Ann Duffy and Philip Larkin’s poetry that domestic life is presented as dull … Continue reading “Domestic life is presented as dull and unsatisfactory.”

A Comparison Between Shakespeare’s Caliban in ‘The Tempest’ and Milton’s Satan in ‘Paradise Lost’.

Hi all, Whilst studying 'The Tempest' in college I have noticed a potent parallel between the enslaved Caliban and Satan. This post will be an exploration of these connections. Both characters are depicted as being inherently evil, yet we are still able to feel sympathy for their suffering.  Caliban and Satan are both characters who … Continue reading A Comparison Between Shakespeare’s Caliban in ‘The Tempest’ and Milton’s Satan in ‘Paradise Lost’.

Promote your blog here; Blog Party #3!!

Hi everyone,
A blog party is a great way to meet new bloggers and expand your own blog.
Follow the steps below if you’d like to take part ☺️

Bernadine’s Bakery

Hello everybody! I recently got back into blogging so I thought what better way to promote this blog and help others than a blog party?

Here are the rules:

1. Choose any one of your favorite blog posts from your own blog, all kinds of posts are welcome. (Anything inappropriate will be removed). You can share up to three links each day, but it’s best to wait some time between each one.

2. Paste your link in the comment section of this post and tell a little bit about yourself and/or your blog.

3. REBLOG this post to let everyone know!!

4. Now grab a fuzzy blanket and get ready to read more blogs and meet new bloggers!!

This blog party will run from today until Thursday at 12:00 am EST. I look forward to reading all your comments and meeting new blogs! Have fun and be sure to follow…

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