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January 23, 2019

Posts tagged "Elements of Romanticism"

Nathaniel Hawthorne : An Overview of the Author and Thematic Analysis of Works

  Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804 (incidentally enough for a writer who would go on to explore some of the darker aspects of American history—the Salem Witch trials) on the fourth of July. His ancestors were  →

Gothic Qualities in the Works of Poe

What makes the work of Poe gothic? Gothic fiction, particularly that written by Edgar Allan Poe has a number of common themes, motifs and structures that make his work easily recognizable and more importantly, fits his stories into the classification  →

Analysis of “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley : Morality Without God

        Throughout Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, knowledge of the existence of a creator has a crippling effect on the creature as he struggles to reconcile his own perception of himself with his maddening desire for divine approval and acceptance. It is impossible to  →