Category Archives: Literature

The Aftermath of the Conference

I think that these past few weeks shows how unanticipated circumstances can arise. I did not anticipate being sick and I realize that research is nearly impossible when you aren’t taking care of yourself. When I was first putting together my PowerPoint for the Student Research Conference, I was conflicted with how much information my […]

Mapping out the FULL Story

Last semester, Moretti’s section on Maps would definitely have helped me visualize the town of Ruby in Toni Morrison’s┬áParadise. The town of Ruby was tied together by the literal symbol of the oven and each distinct place (such as the store or convent) was defined by how far they were from it. Moretti states that […]