Author Archives: chelsearadigan

My Digital Story!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Masque

Soyinka’s elaborate and painstaking description of the Masque, at which his Fourth Act takes place, works to heighten a sense of artificiality around Pilkings and his British comrades, exposing to readers a kind of ridiculousness that they can find laughable. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Point of No Return

Though difficult to dwell on because of it’s extremely violent and disturbing content, Coetzee includes the episode of the twelve captured barbarians being beaten so that his protagonist can no longer hide in the shadows of non-action and passive aggression, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Judith Shakespeare in Fiction

Virginia Woolf invents the character of Judith Shakespeare as a case study for the thesis she promotes in the essay’s first chapter, while proving fiction’s power over history. Woolf claims that no woman can produce art without a substantial income … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

All the Wrong Questions – Robert Browning’s Poetry

As noted in the reading guide, Robert Browning’s “Andrea del Sarto” and “Fra Lippo Lippi” were published together an 1855 collection entitled Men and Women, and the two are often also read together. The speaker in each poem is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Listing in A Christmas Carol

The Ghost of Christmas Present (who is most closely related to our idea of Santa Claus in productions that I have seen of the story) clearly embodies those things which Christmas is supposed to be about – generosity, happiness and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Response to Jane Eyre – Volume 2

Response to Jane Eyre Volume 2 – Chelsea Radigan Charades and Fortune-Telling Gypsy Chapters 18 and 19 The motif of the performance, as it relates to the shallowness and falsity of both characters and ideas, can be best seen the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment