Hi all, Unfortunately, I have been so busy at college recently that I have been forced to prioritise revision over blogging. Hopefully, this is about to change. I have finally finalised all of my university applications and so all I need to do now is wait for offers... (Whilst ensure that I meet the entrance … Continue reading What do I love about English Literature? (& university applications)
Hi all, this post is an updated version of the post I wrote during summer 2018. What is chiasmus? Chiasmus is a rhetorical figure in which the words, structure or concept of a text are repeated in reverse order to form a pattern similar to ABBA or ABCBA. Why does Milton use a chiastic structure … Continue reading UPDATED: Chiasmus in John Milton’s Paradise Lost.
This week has been an absolute blur of excitement! I have succeeded in something which I never thought was possible making myself and my family proud. This post is dedicated to my unbelievable achievement on winning the Cambridge University HE+ award. Keep reading to find out about the scheme, my literary themed poster, presentation and much more!
About the Cambridge Higher Education Scheme.
Recently, I have been taking part in a Higher Education scheme run by Cambridge University. The scheme combines four prestigious colleges in the North West of England and includes students who are capable of achieving the highest A level grades. Due to my six A*s at GCSE, I was lucky enough to be automatically enrolled into this scheme. Since the 8th November 2017, all students have been learning about Cambridge University and how to make a successful application. As part of the scheme, we have had to…
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Hi everyone, In this post I will be discussing the geographical features of Transylvania that define Dracula as a Gothic novel. As you may already know, or can probably guess, I am an English Literature student. Yet, I also study geography as one of my three A level subjects. This subject choice was inspired by … Continue reading The Geographical Relevance of Transylvania in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
What is metaphysical poetry? Before completely defining metaphysical poetry, let's deconstruct the word 'metaphysical'. Meta is a prefix meaning 'beyond' in Greek and physical is more commonly known as relating to the body, as opposed to the mind, in a tangible and concrete manner. When considering metaphysical poetry as a whole, we can understand it … Continue reading How To Define Metaphysical Poetry.
First of all thank you to Petrel41 for nominating my blog for the Real Neat Blog Award. It is much appreciated as it is lovely to know that the efforts I put into my blog are recognised. Instead of nominating specific blogs, I would like to create an open invitation for any bloggers to take … Continue reading The Real Neat Blog Award!
Hi all and welcome to my attempt at the Book Blogger Memory Challenge. I can't say that I'm feeling confident as I am known as the most forgetful member of my family! A big thank you to shadowriverdaleharley for nominating me to do this tag. In return, I nominate anyone who has a spare moment … Continue reading Book Blogger Memory Challenge.