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Today we started to analyse “The Yellow Wall-paper” and there was a theme we all considered present in Perkins Gilman’s short story: women writing. Next class we are to go further into this issue. I hereby share with you some … Continue reading

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Gothic elements in “The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Hi Senior 4! I’ve been taking a look at what you did last year and came across this lovely slideshare by Rochi, which I think will be useful to start our discussion today about Charlotte Perkins’s short story: And to … Continue reading

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Metaliterary reflections

Another interesting concept that cropped up when analysing “Sonnet 18” was that of “metaliterature”. 1) Below, provide definitions of the term and acknowldge sources. 2) How is this concept relevant to our literary analysis? 3) Why does the word “lines” … Continue reading

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Where is meaning? In the writer? In the context? In the text? In the reader?

Last class we watched David Gilmour perform “Sonnet 18” by Shakespeare: When analysing the poem, some issues related to the Bard’s intentions when writing it emerged. Many of you thought that the text was about Shakespeare’s identity and his true … Continue reading

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