“One man’s life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought…” “I was capable of a more intense application and was more deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.” “How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with […]

To what extend do I think Shelley achieved this original goal? I busied myself to think of a story… One which would speak to the Mysterious fears of our nature and awaken thrilling horror I think Shelley has achieved this original goal quite well. She has chosen many ideas about the mysterious fears of our […]

The moral obligation of being human The moral obligation of being human = right and wrong, ethics we should follow/obey moral – a set of personal and collective beliefs Victor ignores his morals to create the creature Dead should be respected Religion Social exclusion if you act in a way that is perceived to be […]

Tim Burton has a very defined style as a director. Analyse how he uses visual and/or verbal features across at least two of his texts to fulfil the common conventions of gothic fiction. Tim Burton is an American film director who specialises in the genre of gothic fiction. He has made many movies that follow […]

Movie: Edward Scissorhands “People are afraid of me because I am different” This quote comes from the movie “Edward Scissorhands” directed by Tim Burton. This movie was published in 1990 and is a Drama/Fantasy movie with many aspects of a gothic movie. This movie is about a man who has been created by a very […]

EXPLAIN THE QUOTES MORE AND WEAVE MARY SHELLEY’S INTENTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WRITING. Develop a response to the following statement: Philosophers of the 18th Century looked for new ways to understand the acquisition of knowledge and human behaviour . Understanding their theories allows us an insight into Mary Shelley’s intentions in her gothic novel, Frankenstein. The […]

https://study.com/academy/lesson/the-facts-in-the-case-of-m-Valdemar-summary-analysis.html https://www.eapoe.org/works/tales/vldmard.htm This is not how I want it to be at all sorry. “There had been a very remarkable and most unaccountable omission: — no person had as yet been mesmerized in articulo mortis.” This quote is from the gothic short story ‘The facts in the case of M. Valdemar’ written by Edgar Allan […]

“It’s True! yes, I have been ill, very ill. But why do you say that 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? Is it not clear that I am not mad?” This quote is from the […]

THE LETTERS 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 – […]