Monthly Archives: October 2013

This was originally written for one of my Masters assignments, unfortunately I’ve had to rewrite it to shorten it and to remove superfluous elements. It’s also become far more conversational in tone, I did not call Jane Eyre (1944) a bad film … Continue reading

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Fate, Kismet, Destiny

Your name is your destiny. Oidipous, Swollen-foot. The only trouble is, your name speaks your destiny only in the way the Delphic Sibyl does: in the form of a riddle. Only as you lie on your deathbed do you realize … Continue reading

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Blade Runner: A Postmodern Perspective

Blade Runner, a film by Ridley Scott, based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is set in the distant future and follows Deckard, a hard-boiled cop on the streets of LA as he is forced out of retirement for … Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts

So this blog has been pretty neglected, I don’t like that. Currently I’m doing my English Masters dissertation on J.M. Coetzee which I suppose could be an excuse but it really isn’t. However the best cure to the whole not … Continue reading

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