Tag: gothic

The Drowning Tree

August Penrose created the stained glass ‘Lady Window’ to adorn the chapel of the university he founded for the daughters of the women who worked in his factory, the Rose Glass Works. Depicting his wife, Eugenie, as the Lady of Shallot, it’s a mesmerizing portrait that has come to embody the spirit of the school itself. But now,

Crimson Peak

WHAT WHAT HIDDLEBUTT!!!! Sorry, fangirling over here… But seriously. Can we talk for a moment just how SWOONWORTHY Tom Hiddleston was in Crimson Peak?!?!?!?! I mean, LOOK AT THIS GUY:   *PICKS SELF UP OFF FLOOR* Phew, ok, sorry. I think I can continue. Besides Hiddle Hotness, it’s hard to know where to start with this movie.

Ethan Frome

Sometimes a story that seems so simple at first can turn out to be surprisingly deep or twisted at the end.Those kinds of stories are always the most fun to pick apart. I started Ethan Frome when we were in Austin, since it was next in my Kindle and we were killing time at the hotel

Jane Eyre

I keep seeing this post floating around on Tumblr about how Charlotte Bronte fell in love with Jane Fairfax from Emma, and so she wrote a fanfiction about her as a governess. I don’t know if it’s true or not, but that post was enough to get me to read both Emma and Jane Eyre somewhat back to back!

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