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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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2003-04 Winner: “Prism” by Ming Xia

“Prism” by Ming Xia PDF Rapper/hip-hop artist Eminem grew up in the ghettos of Detroit living in two different cultures by being a white man in a predominately black community.  There he was able to compare and experience both cultures … Continue reading

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