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emagazine 88

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  • The Games Poets Play – Subverting the Conventions of English Love Poetry
  • The Gaslighting of Katherine – The Taming of the Shrew
  • Interrogating the Other – Stoker, Bronte and Shelley
  • Mocking A Scouse Accent – An Analysis of an Article for AQA English Language
  • The Only Education Worth Having – The History Boys
  • Schemata – Making Sense of the Messages We Hear
  • The Duke in Measure for Measure – An Exploration of Authority and Power
  • Peter Grimes – Crime, Punishment and Moral Codes
  • The Individual and Society – The Age of Innocence
  • The Integrity of the Duchess of Malfi
  • Let Me Introduce Myself – Thinking about How Poems Work
  • Narrative Structure and Point of View in Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Is there more toil? Work and the promise of retirement in The Tempest
  • The Language of Brexit – Heroes, Whingers, Traitors
  • The Tragedy of Self-definition
  • The Science and Storytelling of Language
  • Poetic Voice in the Poetry of C.A. Duffy
  • The Art of the Essay (emagplus)
  • Food as a Means of Control and Resistance in The Handmaid’s Tale (emagplus)
  • The Creativity of Speech – Verbal Play in Conversation (emagplus)
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emagazine 87

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  • Forward/emagazine Creative Critics 2019 – Winning and Shortlisted Entries
  • Jerusalem and Enchantment
  • David Shariatmadari –  An Interview
  • Keats and Byron – Perspectives on Dying
  • ‘A joyous shot at how things ought to be’ – Philip Larkin and Idealism
  • ‘Under His Eye’ – Seeing and Surveillance in The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Praying ‘in my way’ – Jane Eyre as Spiritual Journey?
  • Interrogating Boris Johnson on Language – Using Critical Linguistics
  • Composed in Clichés? Style in The Kite Runner
  • Outstanding Sounds
  • How Reading Turned Me into a Writer
  • The New Realism of Revolutionary Road
  • Beyond Linguistic Labelling – Towards Textual Analysis and Interpretation
  • The Island Motif in The Tempest
  • Creating an Academic Poster for A Level Language
  • The Literature of Politics and Protest – Tony Harrison and Jim Crace
  • Black and White – Light and Dark Motifs in Othello
  • The Victorian City – Literary Narratives of Lost Boys in London
  • Perspective Matters – Voice and Point of View in Sylvia Plath’s Poems
  • Rossetti and Ibsen – A Marriage of Minds (emagplus)
  • Accent Bias in Britain: what is it, what has changed and what are the implications? (emagplus)
  • Language Investigation – Academic Poster (emagplus)
  • You Say Goodbye, and I Say Hello… Analysing Political Speeches
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emagazine 86

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  • The Serious Business of Emojis
  • An Ideal Husband and the Well-Made Play
  • Nostalgia and the (Un)reliability of Memory in Mean Time
  • Lear’s Fool
  • Corinne Chatting – Looking and Listening as a Linguist
  • Playing with Genre in Atonement
  • Ted Hughes – ‘Barley’
  • Carnivalesque and Social Boundaries in The Winter’s Tale
  • Innovation and Ferment in Modernist Narration
  • The Art of Being a Copywriter
  • Disruptive Voices and Narrative Order in Wuthering Heights
  • Protest Poetry – Persistently Powerful or Condemned to Become Obsolete?
  • Fertility and Friendship in The Kite Runner
  • Critical Discourses for AQA A Level English Language
  • Reading Round Gatsby
  • Challenging the Legacy of Imperialism – Contemporary Nigerian Fiction
  • Christina Rossetti and Religion
  • What We Talk about When We Talk about Death
  • The Tragedy of the Common Person
  • Investigating Social Media
  • Using emagazine to Answer Exam Questions – A No Brainer: Language Diversity (AQA) (emagplus)
  • Using emagazine to answer Exam Questions – a No Brainer: Language Change (AQA) (emagplus)
  • Identity through Industry in Great Expectations (emagplus)
  • Richard III – A Horribly Topical Play (emagplus)
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emagazine 85

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  • emagazine Close Reading Competition 2019 – Results and Report
  • What Are Poems About? What Do They Do For Us?
  • Language, Gender and the Rise of the Intelligent Machines
  • Smog and Fog – Ecocriticism and Late-Victorian Gothic Fiction
  • Studying English – Future Lives
  • ‘C ya l8tr bbz’ – Language, Communication and Technology
  • Tragedy Then and Now
  • Loving Fifi – A Song Inspired by a Poem by Carol Ann Duffy
  • A Day’s Work – Performing Identities through Language
  • No comfort zones’ – Language of Insecure Masculinity in Coriolanus
  • Skirrid Hill – Grandfathers, Fathers and Sons
  • Black American Writing – Zora Neale Hurston
  • Toponymy – The Study of Place Names
  • The Movement
  • Rum, Coffee, Wine and Poison in Wide Sargasso Sea
  • The Future of English – Language Change in a Changing World
  • Browning’s Monologues – The Drama of Criminal Minds
  • A Message-transmission System – Documents in Dystopian Fiction
  • One Small Step for Grammar, One Giant Leap for Peoplekind (emagplus)
  • Hamlet and the Complications of Revenge (emagplus)
  • How to Read a Play Closely: Structure, Dialogue, Time and Place (emaplusEXTRA)
  • Many Small Deaths – Tess of the D’Urbervilles (emagplus)
  • Using Terminology (or Not) to Write About Texts (emagplus)
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emagazine 84

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  • Forward/emagazine Creative Critics 2019
  • Homage and Rupture – Poetry Singing from the Margins
  • The House at the End of the Road – Gothic Places in Beloved, Dracula and The Wasp Factory
  • Charming Manipulation, Flattery or Intimidation – Noun Phrases in Persuasive Texts
  • New Writing From Northern Ireland – More Than the ‘Two Communities’ Narrative
  • New Orleans in A Streetcar Named Desire – Its Significance and Symbolism
  • Stereotypes and Stigma, Pride and Prejudice – The Social Side of Accents
  • Rooms and Views – Antithesis in E.M. Forster’s Novel
  • Beyond the ‘bay tree at the gate’ – Ambivalent Pastoralism in Heaney’s Glanmore Sonnets
  • Pulling at the Heart-Strings – The Language of Radio 4 Charity Appeals
  • Hamlet – ‘Too much of water’
  • Jessie Pope – Jingoistic War Poet or Journalist?
  • A Room of One’s Own – Sense & Sensibility, Jane Eyre, The Yellow Wallpaper, Room & Mrs Dalloway
  • How Do You Use E-Language? – Analysing Data from emagazine Readers
  • Milton and the Romantics – Frankenstein and Paradise Lost
  • Critical Interpretations of a Nursery Rhyme – Marxist, Ecocritical & Postcolonial
  • The Tempest
  • News about Prince Harry – Cracking the Code of Media Bias Using Linguistic Theory
  • Great Expectations
  • What’s Special About Short Stories? (emagplusEXTRA)
  • The Whitsun Weddings (emagplus)
  • ‘The fair Ophelia’ (emagplus)
  • Taking a closer look: the significance of sight and seeing in My Boy Jack (emagplus)
  • ‘I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest’ (emagplus)
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emagazine 83

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  • Etymology and the Study of Word Origins
  • Angela Carter and the Abhuman
  • Shakespeare’s Law – Audience Judgement in the Theatre of Justice
  • Dystopian Dust – A Mote to Trouble the Mind’s Eye (1984)
  • Phonaesthetics and the Spoken Mode in Donne’s Poetry
  • Time and Space in Translations
  • Jack and Jill – How to do a Feminist Reading
  • A Clean,  Well-lighted Place – A Marxist Reading
  • Words Matter – Power, Politics and the Study of Language
  • Hands in Our Times
  • Leonie and Corinne – Child Language Acquisition (CLA)
  • Recreating the Past – Historical and Neo-historical Fiction
  • Lady Windermere’s Fan – Comedy or Not?
  • Speech and Identity
  • Sex and Patriarcy in The Awakening
  • Imbalances of Power – Patience Agbabi’s ‘Eat Me’
  • A Level Language – Reading Around the Subject
  • Social Climbers in 20th-century Novels
  • Idols and Ideals – Aspiration in Heart of Darkness and The Great Gatsby
  • Ted Hughes and Liminality (emagplus)
  • ‘The Merchant’s Tale’ and The Art of (Bad) Storytelling (emagplus)
  • Othello – Monsters and Monstrosity (emagplus)
  • Knowing One’s Place in The Remains of the Day (emagplus)
  • Leonie and Corinne Transcript – Child Language Acquisition (CLA) (emagplus)
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emagazine 82

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  • Creating a Language – Activities and class material
  • emagazine/Forward Young Critics Competition 2018 – Winners
  • The Books in My Life
  • The Narratives by Which We Live – Love in Othello
  • English is Doing Fine – It’s The UK’s Other Languages That Need Support
  • The Restless ‘I’ – 1st-person narration in The Great Gatsby, The Good Soldier & The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Is it a play?  Is it an advert?  Is it a poem? How We Decide What is Literature
  • Uncomfortable Uncertainties – Tennyson’s ‘Maud’
  • Constructing Languages
  • Game-on – Mind-games and Manipulation in The Birthday Party
  • Survival of the Fittest – Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence
  • Rambling Around – Preparing for the Exam Task for Poems of the Decade
  • The History Boys – Women on the Margins
  • English Language & Linguistics at A Level and Beyond
  • How To Read the Language News – Sceptically
  • Mercantile Ideology in The Merchant’s Tale
  • What’s at Stake in Dr Faustus? Censorship, the A-Text and the B-Text
  • ‘Chic Savages’ – Otherness in AQA’s Paris Anthology
  • Blanche in Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Child Language Acquisition – Reading (CLA)
  • Psychology and the Supernatural in The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Michael Donaghy – A Modern Metaphysical (emagplus)
  • The Wild Dreaming and The Hard Graft (emagplus)
  • ‘Poor devils’ – Crises in Masculinity in Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier (emagplus)
  • Sense and Sensibility – A Close Reading of Chapter 48
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emagazine 81

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  • Close Reading Competition 2018 – Commentary and Winning Entry
  • Intertextuality – The Texts Inside Our Heads
  • Race and Nationhood in Wide Sargasso Sea
  • Eliot’s Early Poems – Resisting Cliché
  • From Shakespeare’s Stage to the Digital Page – Why Study English Literature
  • Changing Minds – The Art of Persuasion
  • Keeping Up Appearances – A Doll’s House
  • Containers, Sponges and Operating Systems – Metaphors for Language
  • A Close Reading of Lady Audley’s Secret
  • Wilfred Owen 100 years On – Movement Towards the Modern
  • Sociolect Diversity Part 2
  • Documents, Modernity and Feminism in Dracula
  • Child Language Acquisition – FaceTime with Grandparents
  • Allusion and Collusion in Coetzee’s Disgrace
  • Art and Nature in Wuthering Heights
  • Transforming Texts – What Rewriting Can Reveal
  • The Tempest and the ‘the dark backward and abysm of time’
  • Jane Eyre – A Challenge to Male Power
  • Investigating the Language of Scam Emails
  • Mental States in Malfi – Melancholy and Other Humours
  • Thank Gluck for Challenging How Language Creates Meanings and Representations (emagplus81)
  • ‘Come on down, boy!’ – Native Son (emagplus81)
  • Hamlet: Q1 + Q2 + F =? (emagplus81)
  • The Revolving Moral Compass of Greene’s Brighton Rock (emagplus81)
  • Close Reading Competition 2018 – Runners-up (emagplus81)