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Second Year

Thing Theory and Teapots

I’m interested in writing an essay on Thing Theory (Bill Brown’s confusing brain child written in 2001), and the way it connects to the Palestinian love, and alienation from, their land in the poem, To My Mother by Mahmoud Darwesh. So these… Continue Reading →

Contrasts which lead to Conclusions in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

*I did not do too well with this – I need to use questions as less of a springboard – have I mentioned how much I dislike being given a question and not being able to make up my own?*… Continue Reading →

Does Sidney’s ‘Defence’ still apply to the modern world? I think not.

According to Sidney, one of the main justifications of fiction is that it can offer clearer examples of morality than history. Consider this proposition in the light of a text that uses history. Sidney’s preoccupation with the need to ‘correct’… Continue Reading →

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