Comps, honors papers, and prize-winning works of the English Department are featured here. All works have been self-submitted by the student authors. Descriptive information about each work is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of the works is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about how to submit your work and how to request access to the full text of works.


Submissions from 2010

Alexander Edward Gibson, English (ENGL) 2010, Owning Up to the Past: Identity and Ownership in Select Works of Toni Morrison and Gloria Naylor

Julia Elise Gold, English (ENGL) 2010, How Shall I Live?: Reading The Portrait of a Lady Through the Lens of Emerson's Self Reliance

Clare Kirkpatrick Jones, English (ENGL) 2010, This Precarious City: The Construction of a Colonial Urban Landscape in the Poetry of Joy Harjo

Heather Anne McPherson, English (ENGL) 2010, Making Terrors of Trifles: Violence in "The Rape of the Lock" and Othello

Heather Anne McPherson, English (ENGL) 2010, Women as Objects of Exchange in the "Man of Law's Tale" and Venus

Charlotte Grace Muzzi, English (ENGL) 2010, Poems from the North and West

Stephanie Lauren Strother, English (ENGL) 2010, The Colonization of Representation / The Violence of Self-Deception

Amanda Sue Zoch, English (ENGL) 2010, With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage: The comitragic nature of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello

Submissions from 2009

Laura Bramley, English (ENGL) 2009, Nonsensical stories : morality, imagination and empowerment in Victorian fairy tales

Rebecca Hahn, English (ENGL) 2009, Beastly desires, rational souls: women writers transforming femininity