In With the Old, Is “Nothing” New?

Here is the promised link to my final researched essay from Dr. Higinbotham's English 1102 Shakespeare and Law class. Palimpsests and the psychology behind writing and adapting were extremely interesting to read up on. I hope you enjoy, as many Lorelai Gilmore-level caffeinated hours were poured into this! Final Research Essay

Shakespeare and Law and Papermaking, Oh My!

My favorite class this summer was—surprise!—my English 1102 class. It was a class about Shakespeare and Law. My teacher, Dr. Higinbotham, was absolutely amazing. I highly recommend her. She was so enthusiastic, supportive, and kind. (She's also brilliant, but I guess that part is a given.) We had so many thought-provoking discussions, both in class …

My Top 12 Favorite High School Movies & What it’s like to be DONE

It’s been a little over two weeks since I walked across a stage, hugged my friends, accepted my diploma, and became a high school graduate. This post, therefore, is pretty long overdue. So, first, what’s graduation like, and what is it like being a high school graduate? Graduation, a full week-long ordeal, is a time of parties …

What’s in a name?

You can mentally fill in the next line if you would like. Everyone knows it. It's Shakespeare for goodness sake, and Shakespeare is everywhere. Is he to blame for the glorification of roses? Don't get me wrong, roses are lovely. Particularly beautiful even. But let me tell you about peonies. Peonies are gorgeous and smell …