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Louise Creechan

PhD researcher and tutor in English Literature at the University of Glasgow.

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General

Asked by Ash · 3 years ago

“Gothic texts address the horrific hidden ideas and emotions within Individuals and provides and outlet for them” how far do you agree?

Well, this is a very open question. Start with your definition of ‘Gothic’ and identify some texts. Traditionally, yes, this is a key feature of Gothic texts. You could respond with examples of motifs like doubling/doppelgängers and dreams. For example: there’s that famous scene in ‘Jane Eyre’ where Bertha burns the bed in which Rochester sleeps. The symbolic act foreshadows the burning of Thorn... more

Sociology

Asked by Grey99 · 3 years ago

What is the least important reason why women got the vote?

Bragging rights...

History

Asked by Richard · 3 years ago

Did the people of Alexander Hamilton's island send him away because they thought he was crazy, or because they wanted him to get a better education because of how smart and talented he was?

Supposedly the latter, but we always have to take historical accounts with a pinch of salt

English

Asked by Selina · 3 years ago

Why is a raven like a writing desk?

Good one...but Carroll did answer his ‘unanswerable riddle’. Apparently, "Because it can produce a few notes, tho they are very flat; and it is never put with the wrong end in front!". Carroll originally spelt never with an a - ‘nevar’ - but his publisher corrected him so it no longer spelt ‘raven’ backwards. Hilarious...

Louise's profile picture

Louise Creechan

PhD researcher and tutor in English Literature at the University of Glasgow.

1080Students helped
5Questions answered
£30Per hour