The Romantics: Context

The Romantics: Context

Homework Schedule Definitions & Key Themes of Romanticism Authorial Context in the Romantic Era Writing an Essay Introduction on the Romantics Exemplar Essay on the Sublime Podcasts Podcast: Revolutions, Rebels and Romantics (Part 1) Podcast: Revolutions, Rebels and Romantics (Part 2) Podcast: Romanticism Podcast: The Enlightenment

Frankenstein: The Importance of Procreation

Plan for thematic analysis of Procreation in Frankenstein with a comparison to The Handmaid's Tale. Creation of Life: Traditional parent and child imagery Gothic Doubling: Relationships tied together through birth and death as well as suicide Power: God and the Creator figure. Transgression of the moral, natural and social order in both texts Power: Agency [...]

Romantic Poetry: Life and Death

‘Compare and contrast Keats and Shelley’s presentation of life and death in their poetry’   Through their poetry, both John Keats and Percy Shelley present the themes of life and death, reflecting their personal philosophies and state of mind during the social and political context of the Romantic era. In particular, Keats’ ‘To Autumn’ and [...]