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This is a drawing of two figures and puzzle pieces, which represent the conscious and unconscious mind inside of one brain.

A detailed oil painting of a woman that captures her particularity by depicting the damages of old age on her posture, expression, and skin.

Such a particular portrait was rare for its time, and would not become commonplace until the nineteenth…

Mary Shelley, daughter of famed English philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote Frankenstein at the start of the nineteenth century as the framed narrative of an inanimate heap of body parts brought together through an unknown process to…

An entry from the Oxford English Dictionary defining "individual" as referring to a person giving examples of historical use.

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An annotated passage from Fantomina which analyzes how that passage works with the novel as a whole and eighteenth-century ideas about the human mind.

Fantomina Paragraph 2.pdf
An annotated version of paragraph 2 of Haywood'sFantomina. These annotations pay special attention to the perception of women in the 18th century within the context of writings by philosophers such as David Hume and John Locke.

This is a network annotation piece taken from Eliza Haywood's Fantomina.

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In this excerpt, Hume argues that identity is something consistent and long-lasting, which cannot have come from a single idea or impression.


Clymene was the daughter of Catreus, who had received a prophecy that he would be killed by one of his children. Clymene was sent to be sold into slavery and forced to marry Nauplius.
Another Clymene is the Titan of Fame and Infamy.


Someone's name and identity, and how those are viewed by others have a large impact on how sympathy produces a reaction in themselves and in others.


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