Monthly Archives: December 2014

Der Amerikanische Einfluss in Schabbach

Der Einfluss der Nationalsozialisten vor dem Krieg und während des Krieges war sehr klar in Schabbach und das Leben der Schabbacher veränderte sich sehr stark wegen dieses Einflusses. Nach dem Krieg verändert ihr Leben sich wieder, als die Amerikaner nach … Continue reading Continue reading

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Die Wichtigkeit von Heimat und der Vergangenheit

In Folge 10 von der Filmserie, Heimat, wird das Leben von Marias drei Söhnen (Anton, Ernst, und Hermann) erklärt. Obwohl alle Marias Söhne erfolgreich mit ihren Berufen werden, entwickeln sie sehr verschiedene Meinungen über Heimat und die Vergangenheit. Anton, der … Continue reading Continue reading

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Konflikte über Heimat in Folge 10

Die drei Bruder in Folge 10 illustrieren verschiedene Meinungen über Heimat. Ernst engagiert mit der Vergangenheit durch seine Geschäft: er rennoviert alte Häuser. Hermann hat Schabbach und die Familie verloren, und jetzt reist er. Eine Beziehung entwickelt zwischen Hermann und … Continue reading Continue reading

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Romance in the Superhero genre

I was shocked to realize how romance pervades contemporary popular culture, in its maniestation in some of the biggest science fiction, fantasy and action franchises, especially in the film industry. My first reaction was “What doesn’t fall under Romance?” That’s when I thought about the most recent trend in blockbuster films, the superhero genre. As […] Continue reading

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Gender in Faerie Queene

This is the second blog in a series of three in which I discuss topics that we have covered in the seminar portion of our class. It was interesting for me to read into the male definition of female virtue and the fear of women in Faerie Queen in the context of Queen Elizabeth’s patronage […] Continue reading

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If We Could Go Back In Time…

Text by A.A. BENJAMIN, Game Demo by JO KIM, Characters by SPARLING Our fictional Once Upon A Time Machine video game proposal (<–see our powerpoint presentation here) had one obvious blunder. We had a cool game demo but treated our presentation as separate from the demo. As we talk about hyper-meditation in this English New Media course, […] Continue reading

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Tal’pax Mor

Disclaimer: This project is for a hypothetical game design. This game will not actually be developed and the information contained is for academic purposes only.   The presentation attached below contains our proposal for a potential video game based on H.G. Wells’s The Time Machine. The game will be a first-person shooter game for console […] Continue reading

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Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came: A Darkly Uplifting tale

This is the first of three blogs I am writing to make up for absences during the seminar and discussion portion of this class. I am writing on the readings and topics discussed in class. In Childe Roland to the Dark Tower, Browning crafts through a physical quest toward a dark tower, a psychological portrait […] Continue reading

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Morlock Mash

Presenting Morock Mash, the debut game from CDE Games!   Morlock Mash is a kinetic, beat-the-clock tablet game that draws inspiration from H. G. Wells’ novel “The Time Machine.” Gameplay is similar to other tablet games such as Fruit vs. Zombies, Max Axe and Airport, and all art is produced in the Steampunk aesthetic. The […] Continue reading

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Writing Process

In the past, I have written many papers of similar magnitude for purposes varying from competing for an award to a research paper. However, this is the first time I have written a paper of this magnitude with the purpose of informing and persuading the everyday citizen, or college student of something which they should […] Continue reading

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