Cue Jenni Murray in a hazmat suit. For the most part, though, I was intensely focused on the task in hand. Behind a microphone, I inevitably find myself unable to pronounce perfectly ordinary words. Plus, I must somehow try to resist my craven — and deeply unfashionable — urge to make myself sound posher. The trouble is that I worry about my vowels.
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What superstitions do Londoners begin to believe in during the plague? How are these beliefs portrayed in the novel? How do these beliefs contrast with or compare to Christian belief? How does the narrator evaluate the practice of shutting up houses? How does his opinion change or evolve over the course of the plague, and of the novel? What would he recommend for future generations? The narrator shares many anecdotes of misery and death, including those that focus on the relationships between children and parents.
A Journal of the Plague Year
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The Plague and Frankenstein The quest for knowledge is eternal and almost never-ending. People devote their lives to studying and advancing their knowledge, but their advancement is always held in check by society and the people who studied before them. Several novels have been written which explore the effect knowledge and its limitations can have on society. Even though these two novels were written about years apart, they still exemplify many aspects as to why knowledge has limitations.
Journal of the Plague Year", is a novel written in first person, told by the protagonist H. It was written by Daniel Defoe and speaks of the plague that occurred in London. This book was published about 57 years after the plague occurred.