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Below is a collection of essays and papers from my college days.

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From English 200 - "Introduction to Critical Reading"
with Dr. Nicholas Joukovsky

bulletAnalysis of The Sunlight on the Garden, by Louis MacNeice
bulletInterpretation of Grace from Dubliners, by James Joyce
bulletOn Possession, by A. S. Byatt
bulletPresentation of Criticism of Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

From English 213 - "Introductory Poetry Writing"
with Jason Santalucia

bulletAn Introduction to Sharon Olds

From English 221w - "British Literature to 1798"
with Pat Nickinson

bulletOn John Donne and Metaphor
bulletOn Criticisms of Paradise Lost
bulletOn the Change in Writing from Maldon to Gawain 
bulletOn Paradise Lost, Book Three
bulletOn "The Ecstasy"

From English 222 - "British Literature after 1798"
with Dr. Nicholas Joukovsky

bulletOn Nature in Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
bulletOn The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, by T.S. Eliot

From English 232w - "American Literature from 1865"
with Grace Sikorsky

bulletMark Twain and John Dos Passos On War
bulletOn American Education and Assimilation
bulletOn Feminism and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman

From English 261 - "Exploring Literary Genres"
with Distinguished Professor James L. W. West III

bulletOn The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett
bulletOn William Faulkner’s "The Unvanquished"

From English 403 - "Poetry of the Great War"
with Dr. Robin Schulze

bullet On Two Poems by Charles Hamilton Sorley
bulletOn "To Some of Our Editors"

From English 444 -"The Plays of Shakespeare"
with Dr. Michael Tiernan

bulletOn Sources of William Shakespeare's "King Lear"
bullet An Introduction to King Lear by William Shakespeare

From English 446 -"The Major Works of John Milton"
with Dr. Laura Knoppers

bullet On The Nativities of Adam and Eve In Paradise Lost, by John Milton
From English 487w - Senior Seminar "Literature of The Great War"
with Dr. Michael Morrison
bulletOn Combat by W. Roberts
bulletOn "The Waste Land" by T. S. Eliot  
- Senior Seminar Paper