What 2018 Has Taught Me!

Reflecting on the year 2018 brings me both feelings of sadness and pride. To say this year has been tough is definitely an understatement, yet somehow I have managed to leave 2018 so much stronger and happier than when it started. I am writing this post as a quick reflection of what made my 2018 … Continue reading What 2018 Has Taught Me!

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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’.

The Geographical Relevance of Transylvania in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Hi everyone, In this post I will be discussing the geographical features of Transylvania that define Dracula as a Gothic novel. As you may already know, or can probably guess, I am an English Literature student. Yet, I also study geography as one of my three A level subjects. This subject choice was inspired by … Continue reading The Geographical Relevance of Transylvania in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.