Explore The Victorian Web: http://victorianweb.org/ and give a brief account of how valuable this site can be for a comprehensive study of all aspects of Charles Dickens’ work. Provide links to some of the most important things you found there. The value of the internet, is something that does not go unnoticed in the 21st century. … More A Wikipedia… Better Than Wikipedia?
Dear Alina, The depiction of Sydney that you presented was something that I found, really captured the aesthetic of the city from an external outlook. The central ideas of bustle as well as calm observation were a nice balance, regardless of the stark contrast between the busy and the quiet. I really enjoyed your insight … More Blog 3 Week 5 (Peer review #3)
Creative: You are a belligerent student in Mr Gradgrind’s classroom. In a short, punchy paragraph tell Mr Gradgrind exactly what you think of his teaching methods. “Facts and numbers, make me revolt! None of them matter, no! Not to me, no sir. I do not sit at home, counting the peas on my plate and … More Creased and Crippled
Dear Natalie, Having also done this same question, I found your approach to it interesting in terms of the way that you structured it. There was a very clear, straightforward nature to it with your use of subheadings addressing each point made by the critic. I really enjoyed your ability to define certain points … More Dear Critic (Peer Review #2)
Marija, This post was really intriguing, and enjoyable to read! I found myself thoroughly engaged with the idea of fear in exploration- or specifically, the fear of exploring new concepts- from the mention of being afraid. The sentence structure really played on this also; as each line became shorter it narrowed the reader down to … More Up! Up! My friend, and Quit Your Books… (Peer review #1)
Dear Reader, Emma, while a tale that is seemingly led by an overwritten, pretentious and presumptuous protagonist, holds under the surface a strong observation on the characteristic of the human psyche and the ways in which is can potentially lash out into the physical world. Rather than a ‘soppy romance’ as one might see … More Blog #2: A Soppy Romance, or a Tale of Time?
(CREATIVE “Expostulation and Reply”) Young one, as you sit upon a still stone, And turn over pages inside your brain Think! For a book is worth as many words as it holds. But an image is worth a thousand to one. For to squat upon such a still, quiets form Only stills … More Music of Knowledge