8 of Literature Worst Monsters (Who weren’t all that bad)

8 of Literature Worst Monsters (Who weren’t all that bad)

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Who are literature’s worst monsters, but aren’t actually all that bad? Who has a silver lining that we can look into? Who are the almost monsters of literature that are almost terrible but not quite? Let’s find out!     8-Vernon Dursley Image Via Cat and Ellie’s Bookcase – WordPress.com   At least Umbridge told Harry the truth! At least she told him that he shouldn’t lie! Not only did this pig in a human suit lie to Harry, but he abused him since he was a BABY. He’s not even magical. Objectively, of all the characters from the Harry …

A Timeline of the History and Consequences of ‘Jaws’

A Timeline of the History and Consequences of ‘Jaws’

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The story of Jaws is the story of Peter Benchley. Mr. Benchley recalls in his memoir, Shark Life: True Stories About Sharks & the Sea how, when he was young, he often encountered sharks while fishing with his father and developed a fascination with them. 1964: Montauk fisherman Frank Mundus famously caught a great white shark weighing in at 4,550 pounds.  Peter Benchley was twenty-four at this time.   Image Via 27East 1971: According to BBC News, Peter Benchley was a struggling freelance journalist, who was married with children. One day he met with publishing house editors via his literary agent. Doubleday editor Thomas …