What a summer it has been! The weeks flew by as fast as ever, but the amount I got to experience and explore in that time make up for how short the holidays felt. Granted, the amount I had going on has meant I haven’t had a chance to create blog content, but now that… Read More Summer 2018 Book Reviews
The number of children reading for fun is declining annually: are we at risk of losing something very important? Over the past few weeks, I have volunteered at my local library encouraging young children to read books of their choice and to give thoughtful responses to what they felt about them. This experience has been… Read More Should We All Aim to Read More?
A turn of the century meant a turn on tradition in literature Modernism was the changes in the arts between late 19th century and 1939, with the outbreak of World War Two acting as the ‘full stop’ on this movement. The key feature of Modernism was experimentation in form, rather than presenting both art and… Read More Literary Modernism
A brief overview of the history of this popular genre I’m fairly certain that most of us have watched one of the Twilight films, or read the series of novels the films are based on by Stephanie Meyer. Though I find the intense and cliché relationship between Edward and Bella somewhat hard to stomach due… Read More Gothic Literature – Now to Then