A muggleborn and pureblood couple having their first child and the pureblood not knowing about ultrasounds so they don’t understand why their partner is dragging them to a muggle doctor until they get there and suddenly they see a physical picture of their newborn child and hear it’s little heartbeat and it’s better than any magic they’ve ever seen.
I played through Gone Home a few weeks ago and I think I’m going to use it for a short response paper I’m writing?
We have to talk about Freud’s writing on the uncanny (which talks way too much about castration complex for me to take it too seriously, but I doubt my disdain for freud needs much explanation).
So basically, the uncanny is the sense of something that is frightening/fills you with dread but is known and familiar (like the beating in The Tell-Tale Heart), which is the entire concept behind why Gone Home was so unnerving and terrifying to play alone at night.
Hopefully my professor will continue to take me seriously after this.
"I’m 36 years old and I have 21 Grammys. That’s the most Grammys of any 36-year-old. Out of all of those 21 Grammys, I’ve never won a Grammy against a white artist. … So when the Grammys nominations come out, and ‘Yeezus’ is the top one or two album on every single list, but only gets two nominations from the Grammys, what are they trying to say? Do they think that I wouldn’t notice? Do they think that, someway, that I don’t have the power to completely diminish all of their credibility at this moment?” -Kanye West (source HuffPost)