Okay, so I’m a day early on this. Sue me. However, tomorrow is a Top 5 Tuesday post, and I didn’t want to delay it OR publish two posts on the same day, so I’m just wishing y’all a happy Halloween a little bit early. (Although if we’re going by Australia or Japan, I guess… Read More Happy Halloween!
I want to be the first to say that this paper is by and far NOT MY BEST. I based the majority of the essay off the presentation of P&P I did a few weeks ago, and ended up making up the rest as I went along. I feel like, under the right microscope, it could… Read More ENG 513: First Essay
As part of my thesis project, I have to write a prospectus detailing/outlining what my project is going to be about. In reality, this is going to be a 10-15 page paper that is incredibly an highly detailed. Last fall, as part of my ENG 500 class, I had to write a pre-prospectus that I… Read More Creative Thesis Pre-Prospectus
I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: the University of Montevallo has some of the best annual traditions, and my absolute favorite is the annual Life Raft Debate, which is held on Founder’s Day, the second Thursday in October. This year was the 121st Founder’s Day (as Montevallo was established in 1896) and… Read More The 20th Annual Life Raft Debate
I’m back again with another Austen book to review. In the past two weeks, I’ve (mostly) read Northanger Abbey. Fun fact: this was the first book Austen wrote, but one of the last to get published. It was published posthumously in 1817, although it is speculated that it was written back in 1803. This is the… Read More ENG 513: Northanger Abbey
This fall, I’ll be taking approximately one scheduled class, ENG 513, a class on Jane Austen and her works. I’ve got six classic Austen novels to read this semester. The class is going to be taught by a professor I’ve never had before, so I’m interested to see how it’s going to work out. I… Read More ENG 513: Jane Austen
This August marks five years since I first moved into my freshman dorm, just over a year since I moved into my first apartment, and just under three months since I’ve settled into my second apartment. During the four years I spent in the dorms, I learned a lot about things I loved that I… Read More College Life: What You Won’t Find on Dorm Recommendation Lists