Creative: Describe a moment in your life where, like Marner you have been horrified, shocked by the loss of something that has been desperately dear to you. (In Marner’s case it was his gold) Hubris. Do you know what that is? I didn’t, not until studying drama. I didn’t know until then that … More The Mark That Marked My Pride (Blogpost #7)
Creative: Write a letter to John Henry Cardinal Newman telling him how much you appreciate his take on what a university education should be about Dear Newman, Exactly what is education? Surely it is just the pouring of facts into our young minds, as we have grown accustomed to for so long. … More A Good University…
Dear Jamie, I found this post to be really engaging! Your style of writing fit the free-flowing nature of the artwork itself, yet you also touched on the elements of romanticism found in the artwork. I didn’t see much of what you pointed out in this painting during my visit of the gallery, so this … More Lightning Flow (Peer review #5)
Dear Suzanne, “You cannot call it a marriage when you are arranging it out of a desire to gain wealth or status.” This was a simple yet succinct post, which really made a bold statement! I really enjoyed reading it! You touched on all of the overarching flaws within the marriage between Louisa and Mr Bounderbury … More Peer Review #4
Write a short summary of your gallery visit today. Mention 2 or 3 of the paintings that most appealed to you and why. The Art Gallery of NSW… there’s not much to say about it except for how complex it is, in its different narrations of human history through art. As a rewarding experience, visiting … More Adventure into the Gallery
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)