Anouilh’s adaptation of Antigone pulls the Sophoclean tragedy into the twentieth century, especially with regards to the heroine who here is seen as human, and not merely as a symbol of resistance. Antigone undergoes a journey to self-realisation which releases… Continue Reading →
Lawrence Rainey asserts that Modernism seeks to find a ‘shareable language within the family of twentieth century tongues’ (34). In The Waste Land that ‘shareable language’ is absence, which conveys the trauma of losing an entire generation to the First… Continue Reading →
The impossibility of chivalry continuing when the fellowship has already been fragmented by the very men who led it is highlighted by Gawain’s fruitless desperation to punish Lancelot for the betrayal of his chivalric duties towards Gareth. Gawain’s previous association… Continue Reading →
The Cat Piano by Eddie White Just a fab animated video of a poem narrated by Nick Cave, click the link to see what I’m talking about.
So I wrote this for a uni application last year, still not sure what I think of it. Show how ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ explore writer’s the attitudes, values and ideas and comment… Continue Reading →