“Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling, and spending their lives like serfs.” (Walden 142) In this quote from his book Walden, Hendry David Thoreau is telling us that men’s desire for business and confidence in such enterprise has blinded them from their real position and status… Continue reading Is the Dream True?
Hey everyone! This is one of the body paragraphs to my final paper. I was inspired to write about Magawisca because I do admire her character and how she continues to be badass despite her social status. This is a draft and I will continue to work on it! I will appreciate the criticisms, I… Continue reading It’s Magawisca!
It was in another class of mine (called: Race, Class, and Gender across the Transatlantic Nineteenth Century) where I came across the novella Billy Budd; Sailor; another piece written by Herman Melville. Originally I was going to write my paper on Moby Dick, but as I continued reading this text, I came to find parallels… Continue reading Drowning in Testosterone: Examining Budd
I am going to provide some close reading of the texts and examples I will use in my essay as well as the actual draft paragraph that I have so far. This is just to find for myself what points I want to emphasis, connect, repeat later on in the essay and will mostly be… Continue reading This Makes More Sense Than I Thought It Would: Close Reading of Draft Paragraph
Disclaimer : This isn’t final but, I would appreciate your comments, and suggestions are welcomed In Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s 1827 novel Hope Leslie we see the presence of a welcomed feminist perspective and ideas. Sedgwick’s primary female characters are able to adapt to their environment and are not solely portrayed as victims or as secondary… Continue reading Intro to my final paper: A Look into Hope Leslie’s Female characters and How They Take Control of the Narrative
Since my last blog post, I have decided that my final assignment will be about the perspectives of nature. Emerson’s “Nature” has really resided with me, especially since my experience with the reading and the nature walk. I find myself seeing that nature has had several transformational… Continue reading From Dark To Light; A Perspective Shift Of Nature
Hi class, Below is an excerpt from the first draft of my final paper. I’ve decided to share this peice with you because I am uncertain if it works. I appreciate any feedback you may have. I’ve included my title and introductory paragraph to give you a sense of my general thesis. Thanks in advance!… Continue reading Nature, Perspective & Queequeg