A Research Paper on King Lear


King Lear Background Sources Explored is the first research paper I wrote at JMU in my Writing about Literature 200 class, the gateway course into the English major. The piece discusses how Shakespeare’s King Lear came to be and how it derived from an array of folktales, fairy tales, myths, and biblical passages. This piece uses […]

February 17, 2018

A Research Paper on the Works by William Styron


Exploration of Landscape is a research paper I wrote for my Advanced Studies in Author 400 level class, which focuses on three works by William Styron. The paper discusses how through the shift in the setting from the city to the country in vise versa, Styron accurately shows the protagonist’s thoughts of isolation, melancholia, and […]

April 18, 2017