Blogging prompt (group 2)

Lovecraft is campy, pulpy fun. But is there a sense in which we should take what he has to say seriously? Granting the obvious fictionality of the Cthulhu Mythos, speculate about a possible idea of serious import that you see in either of the two stories you have been assigned. Cite a passage as part of your discussion. Essays forbidden.

optional: Consider:

Possible Bubbles of Spacetime Curvature in the South Pacific. Naturally you will already need to be familiar with the basics of gravitational lensing and non-Euclidean geometry.