October 2016 archive

A Closer Look at Why You Should Never Argue With an English Major

Mark Gaipa’s 8 Strategies for Critically Engaging Secondary Sources are all things that I find myself, at the end of a degree in English, being very familiar with. I recently told someone that a big part of being an English major is being able to argue your point well in addition to being able to …

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Du Bois and Ellison

Maybe it is just because we just read Invisible Man, but this week I found similarities between the novel and both of our readings. For this blog post, however, I am going to stick to comparing W.E.B. Du Bois’ “Of Our Spiritual Strivings” from The Souls of Black Folk. I felt an immediate connection between the two …

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