What’s Real vs. What’s Unreal by Madison Reger

Writer’s Reflection Inquiry 1 was a learning experience, and I feel like it taught me a valuable skill, close reading. I had never really “close read” before this assignment, but I feel like it is a good technique to know and although it felt rushed, …

Helpless and Innocent No More by Kelsey Freson

Picture a girl with a head bigger than the circumference of her waist and curves leading to her chest and hips that mimic a replica of the Grand Canyon. The hair atop her head never strays out of place and there is nothing but the …

The Search for a Bicultural Identity by Alysse Illigh

Writer’s Reflection I really enjoyed writing this essay. Because the prompt was open ended, it gave me the opportunity to be creative in my writing. I think I did a good job of supporting my main claim, that the differences between Chinese and American life …

“Research Blog on Persepolis,” Emily Stearns (2011) — Inquiry 2

[These were originally posted on this Student’s Blog.] 14 Feb Inquiry 2 Source http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?hid=17&sid=b501bea8-c137-454c-9ecd-a6d8377a68bd%40sessionmgr12&vid=9&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=31976892 “Children Of The Revolution” I found this article very useful and interesting. I want to learn more about Persepolis as a film. I also want to find out the differences in the …

The Darkness Within by Michael Bowen

In the novel Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf writes about a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway. Clarissa has to prepare for a party she is throwing later in the day, and Woolf shows the entire process that goes into effect throughout the entire day. …

From History to Fiction by Danielle Antony

To see the corresponding 2A assignment, click here. Writer’s Reflection Personally, inquiry two was a bit more challenging than inquiry one. I have done a paper similar to this research analysis before, however I thought it was a little more challenging to find good research …

Annotated Bibliography by Danielle Antony

Thesis: I plan to look at how the history behind Mexican-American culture and the story of La Malinche influences Clemencia’s character and the interpretation of the story “Never Marry A Mexican” by Sandra Cisneros. 1. Candelaria, Cordella. “La Malinche, Feminist Prototype.” Frontiers:  A Journal of …

Not So Desperate After All by Danielle Antony

Writer’s Reflection I really enjoyed doing this inquiry overall. I think that by having so much freedom with how we were able to present the project, not only made the project more interesting, but also more challenging as well. Not having strict guidelines gave me …

Analysis on Foucault by James Harrison

Michel Foucault creates a depiction regarding what it means to be an author in his essay, “What is an Author?” The depictions range from the attitude and format of the writing to the social construction of an ideal author. While the composition acts as a …

Writing and My Future by Lauren Schmidberger

As I move forward through my college career and professional life thereafter, I will constantly be using the lessons I have learned throughout this semester in English 112.  One day, I hope to be an influential high school English teacher, so to say the least, …

To Gain Another Is To Lose Yourself by Miranda Lazar

“To Gain Another Is To Lose Yourself”: Gender Construction of Marriage Displayed in Bewitched and Charmed Through cultural text, the changes in gender roles and expectations can be visible.  The expectations for both men and women can be distinguished through the previous decades and the …