Review on ‘the Scarlet letter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

I read this novel a few years ago as a friend had recommended it and I loved it that much I decided to write my A Level English coursework around it. It’s a classic novel that is definitely a part of my ‘must read’ list! It’s a romance novel with an historical twist as itContinue reading “Review on ‘the Scarlet letter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne”

Review on ‘Othello’ by William Shakespeare

I thought I’d write a slightly different post today and tell you all about one of my favourite Shakespearean plays: Othello. This is less of a review and more of an analysis, similar to my post about my dissertation! Othello is a tragic play, about a black Soldier who marries a white Senator’s daughter butContinue reading “Review on ‘Othello’ by William Shakespeare”

Review of ‘milk and honey’ by Rupi Kaur

This is a text that was all over social media a couple of years ago, it’s a collection of poems written under four themes from ‘the hurting’ through to ‘the healing’. Some of the poems in this may be uncomfortable to read for some, but I think that’s exactly why they need to be writtenContinue reading “Review of ‘milk and honey’ by Rupi Kaur”

An insight into feminism in Shakespeare’s plays – based on my undergraduate dissertation

The title for my undergraduate dissertation was ‘Women and Genre in Shakespeare’s plays’. I really enjoyed researching and writing this piece and was so proud to have learnt that I achieved a 1:1 grade for it! I also have a Shakespearean quote as a tattoo that reads; ‘though she be but little, she is fierce’Continue reading “An insight into feminism in Shakespeare’s plays – based on my undergraduate dissertation”

Review on ‘The Color Purple’ by Alice Walker

I was introduced to this book during my studies at University and was really excited to read it after hearing good reviews from friends at sixth form but not getting round to reading the book myself. I absolutely love this book and it’s one of my favourite ones! It’s one that I could re-read overContinue reading “Review on ‘The Color Purple’ by Alice Walker”