American Literature helps me to expand the boundaries of my own experience.

When deciding on what units to study during my second semester of my first year in university I was unsure of what to pick. I then came across American Literature, I thought it would be interesting to learn about the history of American literature as it isn’t really taught much in high school. I am…

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Blog 8: Write a letter to Patrick White telling him what you think of any one of the texts you have read this week. – The Prodigal Son

Dear Patrick White I have enjoyed reading your texts in my lectures and analysing them during the tutorial. Your ability to engage the reader immediately is quite profound, the intimacy within your writing speaks volumes. You offer a variety of techniques for the reader to engage and become deeply invested into your texts. The merge…

Blog 8: What do you think Faulkner might have meant by the caption that is around his neck in the image at the top of this blog?

I think this is a very powerful and intriguing quote by Mr Faulkner, this quote has the ability to connect with many different people around the world. His message is universal and can motivate a range of people in many different situations or walks of life. This quote empowers the reader as it demonstrates how…

Blog 7: Try to write either a William Carlos Williams, an Ezra Pound or an e.e.cummings poem using your own subject matter but sticking to their language and form. As a starting point you might try either “The Red Wheelbarrow” (309), or “In a Station of the Metro” (318) or e.e.cummings “in Just-” (638))

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