William Shakespeare left a remarkable wealth of poetry and plays, which continue to be read and performed. His life has been of keen interest to scholars, some who dedicate their entire field of study to all things Shakespearean. The English language owes many of its familiar phrases and terms to the Bard of Avalon. His […]
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Mummies or Zombies
After reading Mansfield Park and Mummies by Vera Nazarian I was left with a very intriguing thought: Which would be the more frightening adversary, mummies or zombies?
Fun with Frankenstein and Other Zombie Tales Untold
Mary Shelley wrote a stunning classic when she penned Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, but almost every film adaptation has failed to live up to the her original work.
How to Classify Frankenstein’s Creation
Victor Frankenstein spent two years in study, experimentation, and finally in creation of his greatest scientific endeavour.
The Luck of the Unlucky
For a poor, parentless orphan, Jane Slayre had the remarkable good fortune to be quite lucky.
Don’t Feed the Zombies
A cold day, sickness consuming the poor charity school girls. Well, almost all of girls. As the girls die, they come back as zombies.
Bring Out the Undead
Oh, how I have missed zombies–the lifeless stare, the slow, cumbersome movements, the way they are ended by beheading.
Catherine Morland Lives
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. – Jane Austen
The Normal Amongst the Absurd
As I reluctantly sat down to watch, “this bomb” as I put it, I rolled my eyes at the absurd notion of mashing-up cowboys with aliens.
The Morning of the Resurgent Pandemic
This isn’t so much the dawn as it is mid-morning of the day that marks the resurgence of the mysterious zombie plague.
Warrior First, Woman Second
In Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Elizabeth Bennet takes on another layer of complexity with her warrior’s code in addition to the etiquette she is expected to adhere.