Technical Writing

All essays that appear below were written by me for my major English classes.

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    A Creative Piece - The Power of a Note
    February 11, 2016
    The Power of a Note is a creative piece I wrote about how my musical experiences impacted me when I was at Chantilly High School. Show choir was a huge part of my high school career and I loved...
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    A Review on Augustine for Armchair Theologians
    March 4, 2016
    Augustine for Armchair Theologians is a book about St. Augustine's life. He embarks on a religious journey to discover, evaluate and define his self. The book discusses his personal experiences, errors and sins over the course of his life.Augustine for...
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    A Research Paper on the Works by William Styron
    April 18, 2017
    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...
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    A Creative Piece - St. Andrew's
    April 27, 2017
    St. Andrew's is a creative piece I wrote for my Intro to Creative Writing Nonfiction 300 class. The piece defines a memorable moment that I experienced while I was on the JMU summer semester abroad in Scotland. I stayed...
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    A Research Paper on Healing through the Art of Therapeutic Writing and Drawing
    May 1, 2017
    Healing through the Art of Therapeutic Writing and Drawing is a research paper I wrote for my Studies in British Literature 300 class. I research and discuss how artistic expression helps people who have witnessed dramatic events heal. The...
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    A Reflection on the blog Eyre's Head
    May 3, 2017
     A Reflection on the Blog, Eyre's Head, elaborates on a my creative final project that I turned in  for my Advanced Studies in Genre 400 class. The piece discusses my final project, which was a blog site I created...
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    A Discussion Board Module
    May 12, 2017
    This is a discussion board module written by me for group discussion in my Survey of American Literature Class from 1700 to 1850. The topic focuses on the religious revival and the Age of Enlightenment. This first post is...
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    A Short Piece on Transcendentalism
    October 17, 2017
    The Discovery of the Self through Nature is a short piece I wrote for my Study in Antebellum Literature 300 class. It discusses Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay, Nature, and how Emerson connects objects in nature to the soul and...
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    A Research Paper on Prince Alter Ego
    December 5, 2017
    The Identity and Black Superhero Masculinity in the Comic, prince Alter Ego is one of my most recent research papers. I wrote it for my Studies in African American Graphic Novel 300 class. The paper focuses on specifically the...
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    A Creative Piece - Land Yachting
    February 17, 2018
    Land Yachting is a short creative piece I wrote for my Intro to Creative Non-fiction 300 class. The piece elaborates on Land Yachting, an experience that you can only have in Scotland. I wanted to discuss an activity that...
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    A Research Paper on King Lear
    February 17, 2018
    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...