Archive for December, 2017

November in a Blur

By • Dec 5th, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Oh wow, how is it December already? November went by in an absolute blur of readings and movies. I counted today and realized I’ve read 20 books so far for this thesis! Most of those I’ve read this semester alone. But I’m so close to being done with my research. I have 3 books, 4…
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Hello December!

By • Dec 3rd, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Oh my goodness, I cannot believe December is already upon us! I have two more big experiments to wrap up before the end of the semester, and then I’ll head into a month of intensive writing over winter break! Last time I posted, I mentioned that I was doing an experiment that involved crossing a…
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Defense!

By • Dec 3rd, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

In five short days, my project will reach its culmination when I finally have my thesis defense! I cannot believe I have actually reached the end of my two semesters with William Carlos Williams. It feels like only yesterday that I opened to the first page of his collected poems, read my first articles of…
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November update

By • Dec 1st, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hi! Finally, I am done with my data collection. I plan on working up the data the I have collected. Hopefully, my data will look great after the work up so I do not have to collect additional data. I plan on focusing on my introduction and writing my thesis from this point on. Primary,…
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Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

By • Dec 1st, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Why hello there! All of us students are back from Thanksgiving, and boy was it nice. While I do miss my friends and fellow students here, there is nothing like passing time laughing with your family or surfing out in Virginia Beach. It reminded me to not get caught up in the routines and stresses…
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Out to Sea

By • Dec 1st, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I keep finding new sources. Which is great. They are super fascinating. I’m reading 19th century Howells novel to gain insight to a *true* American Self-Made Man. I’m reading some crazy literary criticism on how Jewish immigrants were perceived over time in American society, particularly in the economy. I feel like I’m really getting a…
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