Category English Literature

Machiavelli and Autonomy and Rainbow Bagels

So because I spent (a little too much) time hunting around for rainbow bagels and pink lattes in London (more on that later ;)) I completely forgot that I had 3 essays due for university! I know that sounds terrible considering how I’ve written articles for this blog about actually staying productive but seriously, I have […]

The Secrets of Hampton Court Palace

While I won’t be able to travel to the court of Henry VIII in the near future (though with all the executions that went on I’m in two minds as to whether that’s really such a bad thing…) I most definitely can get that ‘Wolfhall’ experience by visiting his palaces, which- jolly good!- doesn’t involve […]

What is Freedom?

Freedom- is it the ability to make laws that affect you, or the absense of laws? In order to better understand a question, sometimes it helps to ask another. (As eye-rollingly worthy as that sounds, you might notice it works for you! 😉) So here’s mine: When you think of the Greeks, what imagery springs […]

Puddings and Desserts, an Essay- Yes Really.

Yes you can have fun while writing essays- this article’s going to be about the relationships between the compounded elements in British and American pudding and dessert compounds.

Sound Patterns in Thomas Hardy’s ‘His Immortality’

An article about Phonetics, analysing Hardy’s beautiful poem His Immortality, and considering the significance of sound patterns in poetry.

The 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge- The Final

The final day!

A Quote So Sad, Tragic, and Yet So Beautiful Too

Day 2 of the 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge…