- Blogging on Faust. Remember The Devil Went Down to Georgia?
Once we went over the elements of a Faustian tale, you all picked different examples of more modernized versions:
Damn Yankees (movie and musical)
Radiohead's Faust ARP & Videotape
The Police's Wrapped around your Finger
Switchfoot's Faust, Midas and Myself
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody
Joseph Brodsky's Two Hours in Reservoir
Charlie Daniels’ The Devil down to Georgia
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Washington Irving's The Devil and Tom Walker
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray”
Klaus Mann's Mephisto
Douglass Wallop's The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant
Stephen King's Christine
Little Shop of HorrorsBedazzled
Phantom of the Opera
The Devil’s Advocate
Star Wars, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The Devil Wears Prada
The Pirates of the Caribbean film series
- A description of the "standard" elements of the Faustian tale.
- A summary of the plot of your selected.
- An analysis of how your plot is similar to each step of the Faustian tale.
- Being prepared to discuss/quiz over Jane Eyre. Remember that list of the elements of Gothic literature? That.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
British lit reminder: Faust summaries & the Gothic Jane Eyre
What's up, Seniors et al? Just a reminder about what you're to be working on by next class: