Tag Archives: Novels

Renaissance Comedy and Tragedy

In the Renaissance era, many plays were written for entertainment in theatres, especially comedies or tragic dramas such as Ben Jonson’s Volpone (comedy) and Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus (tragedy). The two plays just mentioned above are going to be used … Continue reading

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Victorian Racism and Prejudice

In the Victorian era, there was some form of racism and prejudice already present, it was directed towards foreigners and gypsies mostly. Two novels from the Victorian era where this kind of ‘othering’ is present, is Dracula by Bram Stoker … Continue reading

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Gender in The House of the Spirits and Their Eyes Were Watching God

Gender and the division it causes in society is ever present and often a great theme in novels. Structural gendered imbalances will be identified and discussed as they manifest in and shape the experiences of different characters in the two … Continue reading

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