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Ben Wright is an independent scholar and researcher. He has a First Class honours degree in English Language and Literature.

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The Execution and Hauntings of Queen Anne Boleyn

At eight o'clock, on the morning of 19 May, 1536, Anne Boleyn was led out to a scaffold on Tower Green, in the confines of the Tower of London. A renowned French executioner called Jean Rombard had ..
(March 21, 2013)
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The Ghosts of Leap Castle

With an abundance of supernatural phenomena, Leap Castle is considered by many paranormal researchers to be the most haunted building in Ireland. The ruined medieval castle boasts a long and bloody ..
(January 31, 2013)
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An Analysis of Great Expectations and the Novel of Sensation

Charles Dickens's Great Expectations (1860-61) shares a number of characteristics with the sensation genre of the 1860s. The novel was initially published serially, prompting Dickens to create ..
(March 08, 2012)
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Prophecy and Revelation in The Castle of Otranto

Ancient prophecies and spectacular revelations frequently play significant roles in Gothic fiction. Horace Walpole's seminal 1764 novel, The Castle of Otranto, utilizes troubling predictions and ..
(November 28, 2011)
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The Female Gothic in Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho

Certain literary critics have identified a number of conventions within Gothic fiction which they consider to be of a distinctly feminine character. Ann Radcliffe's influential 1794 novel The ..
(October 15, 2011)
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