Bon Voyage English Department!

Once again, the semester has flown by and is coming to an end. It has been a wonderful experience to contribute to this blog. I have been able to narrow

Because a poem be like a pearl in the midst of your papers, findeth inscribed below another offering in the style of John of the Donne wherein Master Zachary Sandri

Getting it Donne

The students of the olde history of the much esteemed literature of Britain be writing poems in the style of John of the Donne this finaltide.  And forsooth they are

Hated words

The post below was written by Alexandra Boyd-Rogers, an undergraduate in 4301 History of the English Language.  This semester the students are posting their language observations to a course wiki.

Pulp Free

As we gear up for a new semester, some of us are likely lamenting the recent moratorium on paper. This isn’t so surprising. We’re English people. We love books. We

Is This What You’re Looking For?

There’s one question I hear from students more than any other. Before a big essay is due, or a poetry portfolio or short story, students tend to wander into my

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