It is so funny to me the changes that the movie made. Since the framing technique was removed, there had to be spectators, and rather than working madly by himself, the doctor has a deformed sidekick. Yet, some of this is very similar to the book. The fervor Dr. Frankenstein exudes when discussing his project, the lightning in the far off mountains that brought about … Continue reading Clip from Frankenstein the Movie
Intellectual Beauty Shelley seems to be discussing something of a muse in this work. He discusses insight using the word “inconstant” repeatedly. The lines “Why dost thou pass away and leave our state,” and “Why aught should fail and fade that once is shown,” convince me this hymn discusses breif and beautiful moments of clarity or enlightenment, that can leave more quickly than they arrive. … Continue reading Intellectual Beauty
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.
The religious meaning of the pastoral images in Blake’s work are sometimes subtle, but in “The Lamb” Blake clearly ties God, the animal, and a small child together with the title “Little Lamb.” I believe the repetition of the first and last line in the second stanza is repeated in order to address both the child and the lamb. What do you think? The Lamb … Continue reading William Blake – The Lamb
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has it’s limits.” – Albert Einstein “We should not write so that it is possible for the reader to understand us, but so that it is impossible for him to misunderstand us.” – Marcus Fabius Quintiallianus These are a few of … Continue reading Meaningful Quotes