Lunacy in Literature (The Bell Jar, The Yellow Wallpaper and More)

Lunacy in Literature (The Bell Jar, The …

As part of my Extended English Project, I chose to write about ‘lunacy in literature’ for my dissertation. This meant spending my summer scouring the internet for novels and articles that either centred around the…

View Post
Share:
Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Rebecca has been on my reading list for quite some time after I saw it mentioned in the comments of one of Paloma Faith’s music videos, Picking Up The Pieces, which has a distinct Rebecca-esque…

View Post
Share:
Book Review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Book Review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Insert obligatory ‘god bless English Lit for introducing me to the joy of young Marlon Brando’ comment here. That being said, Brando plays the swine that is Stanley Kowalski. Therefore, the swooning could really only…

View Post
Share:
I Did It! I Finished War and Peace!

I Did It! I Finished War and …

Wisdom teeth woes aside, something historical happened this week. I finished War and Peace. That’s right. I have completed my lengthy and often tedious battle with Tolstoy’s thousand page novel. To say I’m proud of…

View Post
Share: