Author Archives: Angelia Hanhardt

The Power of Point of View

The peculiar narrative structure of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells, is perhaps a tool meant to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the time traveler’s story. The majority of the story recounts the experiences of the time traveller as … Continue reading

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The Power of Death

I tried to read The Lifted Veil with an eye out for every instance of the word ‘veil’. Originally, the word is used to describe what mysteriously blocks Latimer from knowing what is in Bertha’s mind and soul. On page … Continue reading

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Mrs. Thornton as Matchmaker?

Pages 240-242 of Gaskell’s North and South narrate Mrs. Thornton’s visit to Mrs. Hale on her deathbed. Extremely sick, Mrs. Hale requests that Mrs. Thornton come to her. Going only at the request of her son, Mrs. Thornton arrives on … Continue reading

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The Power of Pronouns

In my blog post I want to draw attention to a passage that we went over in class. On page 484, Jane chooses to leave St. John and go back to Thornfield, and she explains her decision to us, the … Continue reading

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