• Scrapbook: Top 5 Gothic Novels

    The Gothic genre is making a big comeback of late with numerous film and TV series taking inspiration from and adapting literature to meet its fanbase. But where did it all begin? Here at Impact we argue why these books are timeless. After all, there’s a reason they’re called ‘classics’…...
  • Scrapbook: Most Hate-able Narrators

    As students we do a lot of reading – English students especially are renowned for the amount of time they spend with their nose buried in a good book. Yet though there is a great deal of literature that we love, there’s the occasional book that’s simply downright twisted...
  • Arts Feature: Do you know the Brontë Brothers?

    Unless you are a literature student specialising in the 19th-century gothic genre – you probably aren’t familiar with the names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, no? Try Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë… hopefully these ring a bell (pardon the pun). The sisters are responsible for some well-known novels such...
  • 5 Best Romantic Quotes

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, some of us are trying to think of those perfect captions to put into our cards and what to say to our loved ones. Often, nothing else captures exactly what we mean to say quite like writers and their magical uses of language. Coincidently, love...
  • Arts Investigates: Why is Anne the Forgotten Bronte Sister?

    Many of us are familiar with both Charlotte and Emily Bronte as major literary figures, however Anne is often overlooked and outshone by the success of her sisters. It is likely that you have read or studied Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre at some stage, but why not Agnes...
  • Let’s Articulate #12: Heathcliff: Villain or Victim?

    Heart-throb or heart-breaker? Man or monster? It’s fair to say that most of us must have come across Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights at some point in our lives so far. Whether this was at school, you simply stumbled across it or even if you’ve just seen the films. Charlotte...
  • Five Best Bronte Quotes

    To narrow down my favourite Bronte sisters quotes into a mere five was almost an impossible task. It was like asking me to select my favourite book. I’ve always loved the novels of the Bronte sisters ever since my A-levels when reading Wuthering Heights, which soon became a fond...