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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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Feminism and the Figure of the Fembot (Part 4.3 of 7)

IV. Imperfect Perfection: The Fembot, the Femme Fatale, and the Male Psyche Having established the connection between these two liminal models of femininity, only one question remains unanswered: why create these figures that by their very nature cannot conform to … Continue reading

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