I Am Studying English Literature

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    I am in the fourth year of my course entitled Philosophy and English Literature, and I have always been disappointed that the emphasis was on the former.  The subject is even classed as being a Philosophy degree, which is a real shame.    The university claims...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    What's Important To Know About English Literature

    I'll try to make this brief.    In college I majored in philosophy, with a minor in English.   I then went to grad school and earned a Ph.D. in philosophy with a dissertation on F.H. Bradley.   I taught at the college level for 8 years and then went to law school.   I...
    alkibiades alkibiades
    61-65, M
    8 Responses Mar 14, 2011


    Has anyone heard of Exploration in English Literature,its my course and i need help
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    Oct 17, 2012

    English Literature

    When someone wanders on by this, and hopefully someone who is studying english lit will, I hope that they will understand exactly what is going on. Poetry is nearly dead, the novel has been reformed into an incoherent personal statement, and aside from the set of Literature...
    emmainwales emmainwales
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 20, 2007

    Lazy Bum That I Am

    I guess I always knew I'd end up studying English lit. I was pretty much looking for a job I could put the least amount of effort into so I could focus on my writing, so I decided to go into teaching. Don't yell at me yet! I know I'll be a terrible teacher if I keep this...
    alexisnerdy alexisnerdy
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    Finished a Course In College

    I just recently finished an English course and was invited to participate in a conference next February.  I have joined this website in hopes of gaining some insight on some of the things I have to write about. Any and all comments, questions, critiques, suggestions, etc...
    steven88 steven88
    Dec 21, 2008

    My Education

    HI everybody.........I never thought in my early age that i can continue studyfor a long period due to my interest only in games and wandering here and there. But some great person has said everything gets changed with passagetime. By luck i choose English Literature in my...
    mohiit mohiit
    Nov 3, 2011

    The Things They Carried

    The things they carried by Tom O'brien is a good read on post war syndrome.. who thinks there is magical realism in this book, you can make a comparison with Ben Okri's famished road
    jeremyg82 jeremyg82
    Jun 30, 2012

    If I have to write 'colonialization' one more

    time on this module, I may spontaneously combust... I've totally had enough of the British empire and it's problematic behaviour.
    akkordeon akkordeon
    26-30, F
    Mar 10, 2015

    I don't know but I'm out of words.

    .. There are a lot of readings to finish and and and I cannot wait to graduate
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    1 Response May 18, 2015
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