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emagazine 82

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  • 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
  • Creating a Language – Activities and class material (emagplus)
  • 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)
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emagazine 80

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  • A Loose Sally of the Mind – Putting Forward Bright Ideas in English Literature Essays
  • Carrying out a Corpus Linguistic Analysis – Where to Begin
  • Twelfth Night – Gender and Love in Context
  • Realism, Naturalism and Modernism in the 19th and 20th-century Novel
  • H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds and the Crimson Map of Empire
  • Who’s Afraid of American English?
  • A Bold Grace – Women in Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Persepolis – Studying a Graphic Novel
  • Trauma and Emotion – Nineteen Eighty-Four as a Psychological Novel
  • The Metaphor Barrier – Locking Rather than Opening Doors
  • What Makes Us Laugh? Comedy in Hamlet and Jerusalem
  • Arriving in The Jungle – An Analysis of an Unseen Passage
  • In Search of Self – Skating to Antarctica and Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
  • Different Shades – Perspectives on Colonialism in Heart of Darkness and Things Fall Apart
  • Spiritual Conflict in the Poetry of Christina Rossetti
  • Diversity and Discourses
  • Working with a Text – From Initial Impressions to Tools for Analysis
  • Fragmentation in The Great Gatsby
  • ‘Glowing in that waste like a tabernacle’ – Hope for the Future in The Road
  • The Jungle – A Close Reading (emagplus)
  • The First Chapter of Rebecca – A Close Reading (emagplus)
  • Keats’s Dreamers (emagplus)
  • Neurosis, Necrophilia and Negligence: Contextualising The Southern Gothic (emagplus)
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emagazine 79

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  • An Interview With emag – Linguist John McWhorter Speaks
  • Atonement – Briony, Morality and Textuality
  • Leonie Speaking – One Year On
  • A Great Combination – Studying English Language and Literature A Level
  • The Internal Divisions of Regeneration’s Billy Prior
  • Miller, Marx and The American Dream
  • A Room – and a Narrator – with a View
  • Spoken British National Corpus 2014
  • The Importance of Small Things – Style in The Namesake
  • The Silence of Gertrude in Hamlet
  • Where Do We Find the Literary? Everywhere!
  • Native Son – the Soul Frets in the Shadow
  • Ariel in The Tempest – Servitude and Freedom
  • How Online Communication is Changing Friendship and Politics
  • Sylvia Plath – Reimagining Motherhood
  • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – A Question of Trust
  • Referring With Respect – The Way We Talk about Gender Identity
  • Women and Mobility in Sense and Sensibility
  • Meter and Identity in Poems of the Decade
  • Leonie Speaking: One Year On (CLA) – Transcript (emagplus)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale - Amputated Speech (emagplus)
  • The Initial ‘So’ (emagplus)
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emagazine 78

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  • Forward/emagazine Young Critics 2017 Competition results
  • The Sentence – A Reader’s (and User’s) Guide
  • Shakespeare, England and Europe – Hamlet, Othello and The Winter’s Tale
  • Scars Upon My Heart
  • Are You Sitting Comfortably? The Gothicism of Dracula and Beloved
  • Child Language Acquisition – Behind the Text
  • Uncovering Afghanistan’s Women through Narrative in A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Gender, Voice and Power in Metaphysical Poetry
  • Drawing the Audience In – The First Act of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Jane Eyre – How Death Shapes the Heroine and Her World
  • How Adverbs Work – And the Joy of Fronted Adverbials
  • Structures of Innocence – Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones
  • Through Grammar to Meaning – An Exploration of Word Classes in Blake’s ‘The Divine Image’
  • A Problematic Comedy – Measure for Measure
  • Changes in English Grammar – The Tortoise, Not the Hare
  • On the Margins – Oscar Wilde’s Fallen Women
  • Ordinary, Average, Cowardly? The Everyman Archetype in 1984, Fahrenheit 451, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Haunted by Spectres – ‘Christabel’ and Gender
  • The Contemporary Cynic
  • ‘I want to study English Language’ – An Analysis of Holly’s UCAS Personal Statement
  • ‘Tell me what their names are’ – Beloved (emagplus78)
  • Performance and the Naked Truth in Angela Carter’s Wise Children (emagplus78)
  • The Patchwork Quilt of ‘My Antonia’ (emagplus78)
  • Ecocritical Ideas – Beyond The Bloody Chamber (emagplus78)
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emagazine 77

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  • The Great EMC Twitter Experiment – Forensic Linguistics and Individual Language Style
  • Sad Women, Tragic Men? Female Characters in Shakespeare’s Tragedies
  • Reading and Writing Melancholy – Helen Mort on Keats
  • Class in American Fiction – the Myth of Equality
  • All My Sons – Joe Keller and the Idea of Bad Faith
  • Blogging About Language – @wordspinster Speaks
  • The War of the Worlds
  • Thinking Up Hamlet – What Shakespeare Invented and What He Borrowed
  • Perfume – Bildungsroman and Critique of Enlightenment Rationality
  • Narrative and the Reader in Two 19th-Century Novels – Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights
  • Gender Wars? Poems of the Decade
  • In the Beginning – The Opening of The Age of Innocence
  • From A Level English Language to Postgraduate Study in Speech and Language Sciences
  • Game of Goths
  • Brighton Rock – A Sinister Symbol
  • Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi – A Healthy Set of Contradictions
  • Style-shifting – The Curious Case of MLE and the Interview Candidates
  • Shakespeare’s Language
  • Power and Protest – The Handmaid’s Tale and The Kite Runner
  • Bosses and Babydolls – Language, Power and Gender in a Good Housekeeping Article from the 1950s
  • Clueless? Double-dealing in Austen and Christie (emagplus 77)
  • Abbreviate? It’s as Old as BC (emagplus 77)
  • Twelfth Night: a Melancholy Comedy? (emagplus77)
  • How Reliable is the Narrator in The War of the Worlds? (emagplus 77)
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emagazine 76

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  • Tribes of English
  • Philip Larkin’s The Whitsun Weddings – Embracing Poetic Influence
  • The Damned and the Divine – Religious Allegory in Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Exploring Character in Drama Texts – Beyond Description to Sharp Analysis
  • The Inauguration Speech of Donald Trump
  • Setting in The Remains of the Day – The Corridors of Power
  • The Last Laugh – Language, Comedy and Power
  • Masculine Language in Othello
  • Childhood Innocence in Hard Times and What Maisie Knew
  • Competing Stories – A Short History of Literary Criticism in the Twentieth Century
  • The Birth of the Detective – The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • English in Europe – Exploring a Complex Ecosystem
  • The Epistolary Novel
  • Speaking for the Working Classes Tony Harrison and Politics
  • Growing Up Gothic – Coming of Age in the Deep South
  • Story-telling and Memory in Paris – The AQA B Anthology
  • Voices in The Wife of Bath’s Tale
  • Online Interactions and Gender Distinctions
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emagazine 75

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  • Rope-skipping and Running – How to Think and Talk about Poetic Form
  • Openings in Contemporary Fiction – Questions, Challenges and Surprises
  • Speech and Silence – An Interview with Jacob Sam-La Rose
  • Using a Corpus to Analyse Gender and Language
  • Shape-shifting Gothic – Has It Gone Soft?
  • Collective Guilt in Chronicle of a Death Foretold
  • The Winter’s Tale and Myth
  • A Linguist in the Media
  • What’s the Problem With 1984
  • Christina Rossetti – Proto-feminist Poet?
  • A Room With a View – A New Religion?
  • Brexit? Schmexit! The Portmanteau That Divided a Nation
  • The Importance of Servants in The Rivals
  • My Ántonia – Strong Women, Nostalgia and Progress
  • Analysing Spoken Discourse – Genre, Context and Interaction
  • Tragic Theory – A Brief Overview
  • Frankenstein – Layers of Complexity
  • From Close Reading to Theory and Back Again
  • How Daisy’s Writing Develops
  • Mrs Dalloway – Exploring Time in the Circadian Novel
  • Piano, Polka and Songs – Music in A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Long Speeches in Shakespeare (emagplus 75)
  • Williams and Will: Worlds Colliding in Hamlet and A Streetcar Named Desire (emagplus 75)
  • Literature as a Mirror or Literature as a Window (emagplus 75)
  • Edna St Vincent Millay – ‘I, being born a woman and distressed’ (emagplus 75)
  • Literary Allusion in When Will There Be Good News (emagplus 75)