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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)
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emagazine 74

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  • English at A Level and University – What emagazine can do for you
  • Jumbling up the Words – What Makes Poetic Language Poetic?
  • The Architecture of Discord – Unlocking Antony and Cleopatra
  • African American Language, Perception, and Social Consequences
  • Devilish Dr Faustus – Comical Doctor Faustus
  • Spies – a Melting Pot of Genres
  • Chaucer’s Prologues – Innovative and Radical
  • Brighton Rock – More Than Just Entertainment
  • Stewed in Corruption – Polonius and the Politics of Denmark
  • Multilingualism, and What You Can Do With It
  • How Subversive is The Importance of Being Earnest
  • World War 1 in Contemporary Novels
  • School Rules – Accent and Dialect in the News
  • Doing What Comes Naturally – Leonie Speaking (CLA)
  • The Immigrant Experience – Key Concepts and Terms
  • Six Ways to Study Language Attitudes
  • Looking Back in Nostalgia – Twenty-First Century British Drama
  • Owen Sheers and Metaphor
  • Dystopia and the Language of Nineteen Eighty-Four (emagplus 74)
  • Celie’s Growth – The Color Purple (emagplus 74)
  • Defamiliarising the Fundamentals – Mohsin Hamid’s Reluctant Capitalist (emagplus 74)
  • ‘Stay With Me’ – Women in The Waste Land (emagplus 74)
  • Leonie Talking – Theories and Transcript (emagplus 74)
  • Going for Gold – Research Ideas for a Successful Language Investigation (emagplus 74)
  • Male Friendship in Hamlet (emagplus 74)
  • Attitudes to Regional Varieties of UK English (emagplus 74)
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emagazine 73

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  • The Waste Land – Who Is TS Eliot’s ‘You’?
  • Agatha Christie – More Than Just a Guilty Pleasure?
  • A Radical Re-telling of History – The Duchess of Malfi
  • Brave New Wor(l)d – How and Why the Lexicon is Changing
  • Dracula – Degeneration and Modernity
  • The Tempest – Our Noble Selves, Our Baser Instincts
  • Taking Direction – Paper 2 on the AQA Language Specification
  • Changing English – Going to the Dogs or Evidence of a Living Language?
  • The Map Woman – Places, the Past and Identity Places, the Past and Identity
  • ‘He would not stop talking’ – Voice in Stuart: A Life Backwards
  • The Little Stranger – a Country House Novel
  • What Comes Before Words? – the Beginnings of Language Development
  • Waiting for Go/dot – Movement and Stasis in Beckett’s Drama
  • The Sure Confusing Drum – Poems about WW1 by Seamus Heaney and Owen Sheers
  • Atonement – Revelations Withheld
  • Sugar Wars – Positioning Stars and Spoken English
  • Coping with Mortality – Never Let Me Go
  • The AQA Lang/Lit Paris Anthology – Schematic Knowledge and Stereotypes
  • Othello: English Literature’s first black protagonist (emagplus 73)
  • ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’. A Streetcar Named Desire (emagplus 73)
  • Gender Battles in Mrs Dalloway (emagplus 73)
  • From Poems of the Decade: Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘The Map Woman’ (emagplus 73)
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emagazine 72

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  • Close Reading Competition 2016 – Results and Comments
  • Historical Pragmatics or, the Linguistic History of Spells, Small Words and Sweet Talk
  • The Brilliant English Undergrad Student – What Are We looking For?
  • Radical or Conservative? How Political is Shakespeare?
  • The Nightmare of History – Toni Morrison’s Beloved
  • Why It Went Viral – the Power of Non-standard Language
  • A Little Sound, a Little Song – A Brief History of the Sonnet
  • Byron Blood and Byron Boys – The Myth and Reality of Fatherhood in Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem
  • Making the Political Personal – Narrative Strategies in Hard Times
  • Prescriptivist or Descriptivist? The Study of the English Language in the Early 20th Century
  • Crime and Society in Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood
  • A Study in Guilt – The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • Learning about Language Acquisition – How the Language 0-5 Project Is Helping Us Find Out (CLA)
  • The Moonstone – The First English Detective Novel
  • Inhabiting the Moral World of the Play – All My Sons
  • Elusive and Treacherous – An Exploration of Time in Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca
  • Grapes into Wine – Steinbeck’s ‘We-centred’ Novel
  • Iago’s Control Over the Play – The Horror of Othello
  • ‘Here, Even the Beggars Speak English!’ English and the Question of Language Prestige
  • History or Tragedy? Machiavellian Villain or Flawed Opportunist? (emagplus)
  • Sonnet 116 (emagplus)
  • Sunny Prestatyn (emagplus)
  • The emagazine Close Reading Competition (emagplus)
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emagazine 71

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  • Writing About Poetry
  • Making a Point – The Story of English Punctuation
  • Money and Exploitation in Measure for Measure
  • Christina Rossetti – Painting in Words
  • Suspicion, Marriage and Murder – The History of the Domestic Thriller
  • The Failure of Language – Heart of Darkness
  • Text World Theory – Words on the Page, Worlds in the Mind
  • Mamet’s Hegelian Tragedy – Oleanna as a Postmodern Play
  • Wuthering Heights – The Strange Work of Emily Brontë
  • Writing a Commentary for AS Creative Writing
  • Marvell and Ford – Temptation, Reason, Spirit and the Flesh
  • A Very Odd Thing – The Madness of Maud
  • Women’s Football – From Cinderella to Game-winner
  • The End of Roving – Youth and Age in JM Coetzee’s Disgrace
  • Transforming the Text – A Creative Experiment on The Handmaid’s Tale
  • And Finally ... Looking at Last Lines in Poems of the Decade
  • A Teddy Bear with Teeth – John Betjeman
  • Different Routes, One Destination – Reading The Bloody Chamber as a Story Cycle
  • The Hashtag
  • Don’t Ever Aks What’s Epic – Correctness and Language Change
  • A close focus on a short passage from The Handmaid’s Tale (emagplus)
  • John Donne’s sonnet ‘Divine Meditations’, Sonnet 1 – a close reading (emagplus)
  • Charles Dickens, serial-thriller: the structure and genres of Great Expectations (emagplus)
  • Exploring Blake’s ‘The Tyger’ (emagplus)
  • Winning Poems from the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry Writing Competition 2016
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  • Slips and Shifts – Time and Viewpoint in Atonement
  • ‘What Will Survive of Us’: Philip Larkin and Time
  • Justice and Revenge in Othello
  • Let’s Talk Politics
  • Our Country’s Good – The Redemptive Power of Theatre
  • Flesh and blood – WW1 Poetry and the Body
  • More Than a Collection of Parts – Studying the Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy
  • Computer-Mediated-Communication: Part 2
  • Highways and Low Roads – The Automobile Motif in The Great Gatsby
  • The Italian Job – Jacobean Obsessions in The Duchess of Malfi
  • Seeing and Showing the World – Representation, Perspective and Discourse
  • Reading Keats’ Narrative Poems as Tragedy
  • Unoriginal Genius: Turning Copying into an Art Form
  • Milton, Shelley & Brontë – Literary Endings: From Moral Message to Moral Ambiguity
  • ‘Wise Enough to Play the Fool’ – Feste and the Fools of Twelfth Night
  • Reading A Room with a View as a Modern Novel
  • Fuzzy Word-classes, Language Play and Language Change
  • The Comic Gothic – A New Way of Reading the Gothic
  • ‘All Kinds a Greatness’ – Tragedy and Death of a Salesman
  • Caught in the Act of Creativity
  • Value and the Canon – Why Shouldn’t Eminem’s ‘Stan’ be Studied at A Level?
  • Cutting and Pasting: a Key Writing Tool of the Modern Age
  • ‘Sit Down’ – Chairs in Oleanna