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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Eat Thine Pantaloons: Satire Then & Now

Posted by Gabrielle Zitka Satire is an art of walking a thin line between ridicule, humor, irony, and social commentary. It can take the form of literature, songs, television shows, … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Literary Critics Then and Now

Posted by: Jazmin Williams Major Literary Critics from the Restoration/Neoclassical Era Major Literary Critics of the 20th-Century            

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Johnson: The Rambling Teacher

Posted by: Ioan Stoica Samuel Johnson published the first article of The Rambler in March, 1750; by March 1752, when he had done, he had published 208 articles. The Rambler … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feminism: Let’s Take It Back to the Start

Posted by: Emily Robinson It seems Feminism today has taken on a different meaning than it did from the start. When Feminism was first established, the movement was presented as … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pirate Newton: Theft of Color

Posted by: Laura Redman Sir Isaac Newton was a man of many talents.  From astronomy, science, and physics, he developed multiple theories and laws— the Theory of Color, Laws of Gravity, … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Diss Through Time

Posted by: Jessica Norman John Dryden wrote Mac Flecknoe to be a satire on Thomas Shadwell as a writer and poet.   This was a direct response to Shadwell’s satire The … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Slave Narratives: Does It Matter Who Tells the Story?

Have you ever told someone a story about something that happened in your life? Maybe it was the story of how you broke your arm when you fell out of … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Book of English

Posted by Diana Esquivel Think of a moment when you have experienced acute memory loss while spelling a word, or a time you weren’t sure of the correct definition of … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ever Changing English

Posted by: Kathryn Concepcion “Total and sudden transformations of a language seldom happen.”  These words were written by Samuel Johnson, father of the English dictionary, in the Preface to A … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mom! Swift’s Picking On Me!

Posted by: Riley Clark Unlike the common belief that Jonathan Swift was a lady-hater while he was alive, he was in fact the ladies’ man. Swift had one woman drooling … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

All Lives Matter

Posted by Gina Foster For unknown reasons, our educational system in the United States fans the flame of racism in our country.  It skews the issue of slavery by presenting … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Pilgrim’s Persecution?

Posted by: Dasheek Dennis As history is revealed and the future unfolds, religious controversy is nothing new and nothing old. The friction caused by religion tends to spark a roaring … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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