A Deadly Day

By Brooke Stepanek, Ben Smith, and Ethan Sinclair This infographic studies the theme of mortality in Ian McEwan’s Saturday. This theme is displayed through graphs from distant reading analyses about frequencies of specific terms such as “death” and “dead” in the book. Through the correlations between terms such as “dead” and “consciousness” as used through …

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The Crowded Isolation

By Brooke Stepanek, Ben Smith, and Ethan Sinclair This infographic depicts loneliness and a lack of communications amongst the characters in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. The first panel focuses on the irony of the characters behaviors and feelings at a party. The nature of a party is to bring people together and yet it is …

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Identity: Innate or Made?

By Brooke Stepanek, Ben Smith, and Ethan Sinclair This infographic explores the theme of nature versus nurture through Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. By analyzing the theme, this infographic reveals nature and nurture’s roles in shaping the creature’s self-perception as a monster and Victor’s self-perception as a flawed human being. Nature’s role on Victor and the creature …

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T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock”

By Brooke Stepanek, Ben Smith, and Ethan Sinclair Biography Thomas Stearns (T.S.) Eliot was born to a wealthy family in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. in 1888 and lived there his first 18 years. He lived to the age 76, dying in London, England in 1965. He received a bachelors and master’s degree from Harvard by …

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