In the spirit of this year’s S.P.A.C.E theme TRANS––, I asked a group of students from my American Gothic English Reflections course to share their work on one of the 20th century’s most interesting hybrid works, Truman Capote’s 1966 novel, In Cold Blood.
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After failed attempts to reconnect, an elderly couple, their marriage torn apart by infidelity, are forced to share one can of tomato soup. (Short story)
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The underlying violence resulting from the destruction or failure of the American Dream haunts the ideals of the home that are so present in American society today.
In Cold Blood evokes such prominent feelings of the uncanny because it explores the human psyche in a way that had previously never been done before.
American Dream or American Nightmare?
What lies in humans that could drive them to a brutal murder- one that has no apparent motive?
Although this novel gives a certain amount of insight into the nature of American violence, it also tells us there aren’t always clear answers.
The American Gothic, from its literary origins to later popular forms like film noir, the detective novel, and crime television, is a trans- discourse.
Guglielmo Marconi’s telegraph is an important case for scientific innovation because it meshes with both commerce and politics.
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During two deployments to Afghanistan, a solider sends emails home, documenting his personal transformation.