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Knowledge – Potentially Dangerous: An Essay on Buffy and Foucault (Part 1 of 2)

“In every generation a slayer is born. One girl in all the world, the Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer” (Buffy).  For more than seven seasons, … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass: Self-Knowledge Through Reading in “Frankenstein” (Part 2 of 2)

In Frankenstein, Habermas’ thoughts and theories are clearly taken as fact, and are enacted throughout many of the characters’ stories. The three characters that demonstrate and confirm Habermas’ theories the most blatantly are Walton, the explorer on an expedition to … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass: Self-Knowledge Through Reading in “Frankenstein” (Part 1 of 2)

The novel Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus has been capturing the imagination of the public since it was first published in 1818. It has become canonical, with school children all over the world reading it, dissecting it, and perhaps attempting … Continue reading

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