The second half of Mary Shelley’s novella, Frankenstein, portrayed the lonely creature’s journey and attachment to an estranged family. Victor Frankenstein happened to cross paths with his creation while clearing his mind in the woods. Frankenstein listened to the tale of his creature, which created a shift in narration from Victor to the nameless creation. He began by explaining the sensations that overwhelmed him causing much confusion between touch, sight, and smell. However, his natural instincts allowed him to follow the moon, which in turn introduced him to the warmth of the fire that was left behind by travelers.… Read the rest here
- Scope: I’d like to examine the equality of African American education in American society. Although education is normally seen as the best path to success, the American education system is constantly under scrutiny by political leaders, educators, students, and parents. However, there are also underlying factors of racism that still persist in America that are present in schools and affect the foundation of education programs. I’d like to hone in on African American education in rural areas as well as inner city schools where the heaviest racism is present.
The performance of Howard Zinn’s play, Marx in Soho, portrayed the issues of the nineteenth-century in the context of modern day to highlight the underlying problems that still prevent society from advancing. The actor of Karl Marx, Bob Weick, targeted the audience of primarily college students and college professors by focusing on problems that are ordinarily either overlooked or simply ignored by ignorance. In doing so, this motivated the audience to think about social and economic issues while watching the performance, which created an even greater desire to evaluate and promote further change.… Read the rest here