Category Archives: Selected Essays

2010-11 i.e. Winner: “That’s So Ghetto!” by Pat Origenes

“That’s So Ghetto!” by Pat Origenes PDF Earlier this year, I was hanging around after one of my classes ended for the day.  Few, if any, of us had regularly scheduled meetings afterwards and were often prone to aimlessness after … Continue reading

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2010-11 Winner: “Literal and Metaphorical: Racial Themes in Harry Potter” by Kayhan Nejad

“Literal and Metaphorical: Racial Themes in Harry Potter” by Kayhan Nejad PDF Ostensibly, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series creates a world oblivious to race, one in which those of any background can rise according to their abilities alone. However, beneath … Continue reading

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2010-11 Selected Essays

The editorial committee of e.g., UW’s online journal of 100-level writing, is pleased to announce the winning essay for 2010-11: Kayhan Nejad, “Literal and Metaphorical: Racial Themes in Harry Potter” This essay was chosen to represent excellence in academic writing … Continue reading

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2009-10 i.e. Winner: “‘Cinderella’: An Excerpt From Bedtime Stories with Holden Caulfield” by Sarah Montgomery

“’Cinderella’: An Excerpt From Bedtime Stories with Holden Caulfield” by Sarah Montgomery PDF “I’ve had quite a few opportunities to lose my virginity and all, but I’ve never got around to it yet. Something always happens” (Salinger 120). For instance, … Continue reading

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2009-10 Selected Essays

The editorial committee of e.g., UW’s online journal of 100-level writing, is pleased to announce the winning essays for 2009-10: Paige Edmiston, “The Tell Tale Word: The Role of Authorship in Literary Analysis” Jessica Oscoy, “The Irony of Higher Education” … Continue reading

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2009-10 Winner: “The Irony of Higher Education” by Jessica Oscoy

“The Irony of Higher Education” by Jessica Oscoy PDF Boys and Girls Club Mission – “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”  To provide “hope and … Continue reading

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2009-10 Winner: “The Tell Tale Word: The Role of Authorship in Literary Analysis” by Paige Edmiston

“The Tell Tale Word: The Role of Authorship in Literary Analysis” by Paige Edmiston PDF Drunkard.  Drug addict.  Depressed.  Dark.  Disturbed.  What do all of these words have in common?  They are all words that feed the enigma of poet … Continue reading

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2008-09 Selected Essays

The editorial committee of e.g., UW’s online journal of 100-level writing, is pleased to announce the winning essays for 2008-09: “Turning the Intrinsic Screw: Henry James and Human Nature” Caitlin Harding “Christina Rosetti’s Goblin Market: Finding the Middle Ground” Jasmine … Continue reading

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2008-09 Winner: “The French Lieutenant’s Woman: The Underscore on “Freedom” within Restriction, Fowles’ Bridge between Realities” by Prisca Youn

“The French Lieutenant’s Woman” by Prisca Youn PDF Fiction usually pretends to conform to the reality…But the chief argument…is to show one’s readers what one thinks of the world around one… –John Fowles The vast verdure, the whispering sea, the … Continue reading

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2008-09 Winner: “Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market: Finding the Middle Ground” by Jasmine Yeh

“Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market” by Jasmine Yeh PDF “Lizzie with an open heart, Laura in an absent dream, One content, one sick in part; One warbling for the mere bright day’s delight, One longing for the night.” –Christina Rossetti Since … Continue reading

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