ACADEMIC WORK

This page is where you will find my academic work, mostly essays and presentation transcripts from various modules at university. The essays are on a range of texts and topics from across my university modules, and vary in length - I can't imagine this will interest many, but if for some unfathomable reason you fancy reading a 4000 word essay on Brideshead Revisited  then congratulations, you're in the right place! All work posted got a minimum of a 2:2 at marking and is copyrighted.

How does death function as an agent for self-exploration? Discuss in relation to the films 'Wild', 'Stand By Me', and 'Captain Fantastic'.

In 20th Century literature and drama, class is often a mark of difference. Discuss with particular reference to 'Brideshead Revisited'.

How do 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' and 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' exploit a tension between innocence and experience/knowingness?

Examine the treatment of women and/or gender and/or patriarchy with reference to 'The Monk'

Essay on Olumide Popoola's 'this is not about sadness'

Presentation transcript on Seth Fried's 'The Great Frustration'

Surface appearance is not everything. Discuss the representation of the underside of life in 'Armadale' and 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall'.

You might discuss any or all of: madness, sex, destitution, evil, hypocrisy, criminality

Compare the treatment of one of the following subjects by two contemporary film directors: a) Personal Relationships; b) Love; c) State of the nation/societal; addressing social and political issues

Essay on mentor/mentee relationships in the films 'Whiplash' and 'Foxcatcher'

Presentation transcript featuring situation of own creative work within relevant theory and target audiences, demonstrating a theoretical and critical understanding