Parallels: Ozymandias in Alien: Covenant and Alien: Resurrection

“Distephano moved forward boldly, shoving Ripley, who was standing once more, to the middle of the room. “On the floor! On your face! Now!” he ordered, still shouting, still in cold command. She stood her ground, every bit as tall as he, and met his gaze defiantly, eye to eye.” - Alien: Resurrection https://www.amazon.com.au/Alien-Resurrection-Official-Movie-Novelization-ebook/dp/B00TWRMIUW “‘My …

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Byron… Shelly… Ozymandias

In British Romantic literature, “Ozymandias” has been part of some controversy since its inception in 1818. Believed to be a de casibus poem about the falls of despots, also about the inevitable fall of the most famous literary celebrity of the nineteenth century, the “illustrious” Lord Byron. Even David had referred to his father as …

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Gilgamesh flood myth

Photo By BabelStone (Own work), CC0 The Gilgamesh flood tablet XI carries another story besides the flood, it was included because in it the flood hero Utnapishtim; who's granted immortality by the gods. The hero challenges Gilgamesh to stay awake for six days and seven nights, but unfortunately for Gilgamesh he falls asleep immediately after being given …

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