Archive forSeptember, 2011

Anxiety in The comet

In the story, “The Comet” I felt a great sense of anxiety as I read this. How awful it must be to witness the end of the world. The great loneliness that Jim felt before finding Julia. In the beginning of the story, I couldn’t help but think of Danielewski’s House of Leaves. The description […]

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Frankenstein, Vol. I

I feel the biggest difference in the first volume of the 1818 version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and most other versions, be it film or other media, is the creation of the monster itself. The details in the original text are very ambiguous. Frankenstein takes body parts from the charnel houses. Also he takes pieces […]

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