March 8th, 2014


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Have just rediscovered Kosheen and will quite possibly be frisking Youtube for more tunes/footage.  Like this because it has harmonic riffs that are akin to some of the Roland keyboards of the 80s (DX7? D50?).  Plus, it kinda reminds me of some of Leftfield's stuff and that can't be too bad :-)

Jane Eyre/Feminist Theory - Day 6

I have become as comatosed with this reading.  I am currently expanding the essay to incorporate the misgivings and the inequality - all I can see is the first of the sunshine and I want to go out.  Instead, I have to glue my bum back down on the office chair and get chiseling.

*kicks chair*

2,146 words and I have now using the Rivers sister as in ideal alternative to the patriarchal rule.  This is going to be a long haul; I am probably about 3/4's done BEFORE I add critical opinion from credited academics and I am already approaching the maximum word count before I add the sprinkles.  I can see this heading upwards of 3,000 and I will then have to substantially pare back.

Bunked off for the rest of the day, came back and wrote notes in the areas where I have to expand a) Rochester's expecting Jane to compromise her position b) St John Rivers pressuring her into marriage c) the bag of cash that she inherits/torched house/dead first wife/maiming & blindness of Rochester (hey I don't care about spoilers - it's not like anyone reads this part of my journal).