“Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.” John Locke was an English philosopher whose ideas had influence during the enlightenment period. Mary Shelley was an  English novelist who is best known for her book Frankenstein. e His theory was that the mind started off innate when born, like a blank sheet of […]

John Locke was an English philosopher and physician and was widely regarded as the on of the most influential during the enlightenment period. studied medicine at Oxford and planned to become a doctor until he changed his plans because he met Antony Ashley Cooper – was looking for a cure for a liver disease he had. – human understanding […]

Geneva “and in the majestic and wondrous scenes which surrounded our Swiss home—the sublime shapes of the mountains, the changes of the seasons, tempest and calm, the silence of winter, and the life and turbulence of our Alpine summers—she found ample scope for admiration and delight. While my companion contemplated with a serious and satis […]

man vs society – external man vs self – internal man vs nature – external man vs man – external man vs technology – external man vs society – external Internal is a conflict that occurs within  the mind of a single character or being An external force is a conflict that occurs between 2 […]

In Frankenstein, the antagonist is the monster Control controls victor through his weakness for his family. Until victor thinks about the greater good Passion and Drive Wants a companion / to be accepted by someone. Blackmails and murders people to get there needs to learn how to speak/ interact with humans Supernatural powers superhuman speed and […]

“But why do you say I have lost control of my mind, why do you say that I am mad?Can you not see that I have full control of my mind?” The short story the Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe in 1843 shows us the element of the gothic protagonist in a gothic […]

Timeline  Robert Walton captained the ship – “a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. This expedition has been the favourite dream of my early years.” Sailed into the Arctic – “I am going to unexplored regions to ‘the land of mist and snow.” Stuck on ice + saw gigantic figure on sled – “a […]

us strangely are our souls constructed, and by such slight ligaments are we bound to prosperity or ruin. When I look back, it seems to me as if this almost miraculous change of inclination and will was the immediate suggestion of the guardian angel of my life—the last eort made by the spirit of preservation […]

the narrator uses short sentences to show that he is nervous and panicking

2- foreshadowed by something negative the narrator foreshadowed something negative by saying early in the text “I heard sounds from heaven; I heard sounds from hell” this tells us that there is a dark side to him and that he may end up doing something bad as hell foreshadows the idea of sins and negative […]