Strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde and other stories

This week on The Literary Life Podcast, our hosts are continuing their discussion of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. If you missed last week’s episode, you will want lớn go back & catch Part 1 here. Angelina kicks of the book chat with a look at the format of the story and how it keeps us in suspense. Thomas brings up the idea of forbidden knowledge found in this book and the similarities between it và Frankenstein. Some other topics covered in this episode include the dangers of dehumanizing victims of crime, the nature of sin and addiction, the Renaissance idea of the well-ordered man, and the mythic qualities of this story. Be sure to kiểm tra out Thomas’ class on The French Revolution và other fall webinars at House of Humane Letters. Don’t forget to kiểm tra out our sister podcast, The Well Read Poem, as well as Cindy’s new podcast, The New Mason Jar! We will be back here on The Literary Life in two weeks with our first in a series of episodes on Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Commonplace Quotes: One beautiful starry-skied evening, we two stood next to lớn each other at a window, và I, a young man of about twenty-two who had just eaten well and had good coffee, enthused about the stars and called them the abode of the blessed. But the master grumbled to lớn himself: “The stars, hum! hum! The stars are only a gleaming leprosy in the sky.” Heinrich Heine It is a mistake, perhaps, to lớn think that, to do one thing well, we must just do & think about that & nothing else all the time. It is our business khổng lồ know all we can and to spend a part of our lives in increasing our knowledge of Nature & Art, of Literature & Man, of the Past và the Present. That is one way in which we become greater persons, and the more a person is, the better he will do whatever piece of special work falls to lớn his share. Let us have, like Leonardo, a spirit ‘invariably royal and magnanimous.’ Charlotte Mason The poet’s job is not lớn tell you what happened, but what happens: not what did take place, but the kind of thing that always takes place. Northrup Frye The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson From breakfast on through all the day At home among my friends I stay, But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of Nod. All by myself I have lớn go, With none khổng lồ tell me what to vày — All alone beside the streams và up the mountain-sides of dreams. The strangest things are there for me, Both things to eat & things khổng lồ see, & many frightening sights abroad Till morning in the land of Nod. Try as I like to find the way, I never can get back by day, Nor can remember plain và clear The curious music that I hear. Book List: Ourselves by Charlotte Mason The Educated Imagination by Northrup Frye Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Paradise Lost by John Milton Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brönte The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde tư vấn The Literary Life: Become a patron of The Literary Life podcast as part of the “Friends & Fellows Community” on Patreon, and get some amazing bonus content! Thanks for your support! Connect with Us: You can find Angelina và Thomas at HouseofHumaneLetters.com, on Instagram 

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This week on The Literary Life Podcast, our hosts are continuing their discussion of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll và Mr. Hyde. If you missed last week’s episode, you will want to go back và catch Part 1 here. Angelina kicks of the book chat with a look at the format of the story và how it keeps us in suspense. Thomas brings up the idea of forbidden knowledge found in this book và the similarities between it và Frankenstein. Some other topics covered in this episode include the dangers of dehumanizing victims of crime, the nature of sin & addiction, the Renaissance idea of the well-ordered man, and the mythic qualities of this story. Be sure to kiểm tra out Thomas’ class on The French Revolution & other fall webinars at House of Humane Letters. Don’t forget to check out our sister podcast, The Well Read Poem, as well as Cindy’s new podcast, The New Mason Jar! We will be back here on The Literary Life in two weeks with our first in a series of episodes on Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Commonplace Quotes: One beautiful starry-skied evening, we two stood next khổng lồ each other at a window, and I, a young man of about twenty-two who had just eaten well & had good coffee, enthused about the stars và called them the abode of the blessed. But the master grumbled khổng lồ himself: “The stars, hum! hum! The stars are only a gleaming leprosy in the sky.” Heinrich Heine It is a mistake, perhaps, to lớn think that, to vị one thing well, we must just do và think about that & nothing else all the time. It is our business to lớn know all we can và to spend a part of our lives in increasing our knowledge of Nature và Art, of Literature và Man, of the Past và the Present. That is one way in which we become greater persons, and the more a person is, the better he will vì chưng whatever piece of special work falls lớn his share. Let us have, lượt thích Leonardo, a spirit ‘invariably royal & magnanimous.’ Charlotte Mason The poet’s job is not to lớn tell you what happened, but what happens: not what did take place, but the kind of thing that always takes place. Northrup Frye The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson From breakfast on through all the day At home among my friends I stay, But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of Nod. All by myself I have to go, With none to tell me what to bởi — All alone beside the streams & up the mountain-sides of dreams. The strangest things are there for me, Both things to lớn eat & things to lớn see, & many frightening sights abroad Till morning in the land of Nod. Try as I lượt thích to find the way, I never can get back by day, Nor can remember plain và clear The curious music that I hear. Book List: Ourselves by Charlotte Mason The Educated Imagination by Northrup Frye Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Paradise Lost by John Milton Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brönte The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde tư vấn The Literary Life: Become a patron of The Literary Life podcast as part of the “Friends and Fellows Community” on Patreon, and get some amazing bonus content! Thanks for your support! Connect with Us: You can find Angelina and Thomas at HouseofHumaneLetters.com, on Instagram 
angelinastanford, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ANGStanford/ Find Cindy at morningtimeformoms.com, on Instagram 
cindyordoamoris and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cindyrollins.net/. Check out Cindy’s own Patreon page also! Follow The Literary Life on Instagram, và jump into our private Facebook group, The Literary Life Discussion Group, & let’s get the book talk going! http://bit.ly/literarylifeFB

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