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The Weary Rambler

Ramblings and opinions about college

Comparisons: Sherlock stories and TV shows

This week in my Victorian tutorials it was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, that was under the spotlight. Although I was late to the fan-club I love the BBC's Sherlock series and so when I found out that... Continue Reading →

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Thought Train: The Panic of a Final Year Project

As part of my New Media and English course I have to complete a Final Year Project which will be due around this time next year. This FYP has the same importance as an entire course module, with it being... Continue Reading →

Thought Train: Presentations and Their Difficulties

Over the past few weeks presentations have been taking place in my Victorian Literature tutorials. In my tutorial class my group were the first to present and so had to face the difficulties that go along with it. When you're... Continue Reading →

Comparisons: A Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Frankenstein

Last week I was part of a group project where we had to make a presentation on Robert Lewis Stevenson’s book Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I wrote a previous post on my first impressions of the... Continue Reading →

First Impressions: A Rose For Emily

This week I have been writing my first essay since being back from Erasmus. The topic I'm writing on is about the symbolic and social aspects of place, which I think William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' is a good... Continue Reading →

Thought Train: When Jane Eyre leads to Feminism

  Over the past week and a half my Victorian Literature lectures have been discussing Charlotte Bronte's classic, Jane Eyre. One of the lectures consisted of questioning the novel's feminist viewpoint; is it subversive or compliant to Victorian social norms? This argument... Continue Reading →

First Impressions: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

One the modules I'm taking this semester is Victorian Literature. Although I enjoy reading I have always found the language in books from around this era to be difficult and as a result, hard to connect with. However, this module... Continue Reading →

In The Land Of Budapest- An Erasmus Tale

It has been over two years since I last posted on this blog and a lot has happened in that time, Erasmus being just one of them. Like setting up a blog, spending a semester abroad has been another part of my course, one that... Continue Reading →

Once A Very Weird Dream Ago….

My third post for my assignment is going to be a weird dream I had a while ago. This isn't even the worst I had but I thought it was the most short story worthy as slightly disturbing as it... Continue Reading →

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