Monthly Archives: April 2014

Something Sentimental to Share with My Sister

It is traditional here at Aspiration and Might for me to give you an update of my life on the first of the month. We are, of course, ignoring how awful I am at sticking to that schedule. But with … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dr Alison Younger

Originally posted on Spectral Visions:
The blog admin interviewed Dr Alison Younger. Dr Younger is a literature lecturer at the University of Sunderland. Her specialties are in the Medieval, Gothic, monstrosity and the discourse of the gentleman in the 19th…

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A Parody of Perfect Love: The Addams Family

Growing up, the relationship I always wanted was full of romance, passion and undying admiration. I wanted to grow up and meet someone who was spontaneous and have a family that just got on. In short, I wanted to be … Continue reading

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An Update From Wonderland: April Edition

Am I a literary scholar who writes, or am I a creative writer who can perform literary analysis because I understand how writers think? I was accused of both last night by my lecturers, and I can’t dispute either. I quite … Continue reading

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Censoring Shakespeare: The Immortal Words of the Bard Revised

Tomorrow night, I get to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by one of my favourite Shakespeare acting companies, Propeller. It got me thinking of the last time I saw one of their plays, and how I reacted then. It … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Types of Lecturers To Meet At University (And How To Survive Them)

Today’s post was inspired both by the amazing lecturers who have guided me these five years, and by a link shared on facebook. A friend of mine posted a blog, which explained the five worst types of lectures. I know; … Continue reading

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