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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

University: Semester 2, Week 2

No academic semester has ever truly begun until there has been at least one trip to the local Ikea to stock up on stationery and way too many plants. It seems every time...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

On The Basis Of Sex - Film Review

There are few people alive in the world today with as legendary a status as Supreme Court Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg. From being top of her class at first Harvard,...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

The Mona Lisa Smile: What Makes Art 'Any Good?'

One of my favourite movies of all time is The Mona Lisa Smile which features Julie Roberts and all of your favourite early 2000's Chick Flick queens in ...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

A Hero Of Our Times: An interview with the directors of Ruth Bader-Ginsburg documentary RBG

Exploring the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as never before, Dogwoof’s latest docum...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Univeristy: Semester 2, Week 1

With the beginning of a semester always comes the excitement of new modules and their reading lists, the smell of fresh stationery and the neat scribbling across that fi...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Diary Of A Third Year: Reflecting On 2018

2018 has been one of my favourite years as of yet. What I expected to be a rather quiet 365 days after moving back to England from Amsterdam at the end of 201...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

My January Reads

I make a point when January rolls around again each time to create my first personal reading list of the year because they say to start as you mean to go on, who ever ‘they’ defines. ...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Christmas Gifs That Accurately Sum Up Your Festive Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year again, which also means time to look out for those moments we all share when the Christmas season rol...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

The Student Perspective: Thoughts From A Third Year

Alice Syms is a third year literature student at York St. John University. Yesterday I caught up with her to discuss all things student life and her...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Defining Humanity: Mary Shelley and the Shape Of Water

In lieu of our most recent Classic Clash, I've put together a few old thoughts with several new ones for Frankenstein. This is one of my favourit...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

The Student Experience: Thoughts From A Graduate

Last week I met with Joe Sharples, a recent graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, to discuss his student experience. Here is a...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Why Jane Eyre Still Matters

In wake of the recently posted 'Classics Clash' my love for Jane Eyre has led me to put together a few thoughts on why it is that so many people still feel drawn to this no...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

5 Places In The UK All Bookworms Should Visit

As an avid reader and traveller, when I am not studying or putting together my latest blog I am out adventuring. My favourite places tend to be those whic...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

University: Semester 1, Week 5

A little more to report than this time last week now that I am back to my usual schedule! First of all I’ll begin with the middle of the week as it was one of the most m...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

7 Books To Buy On National Bookshop Day

As some of you might know, this Saturday is National Bookshop Day. This means that across the weekend, specifically October 6th, there will be lots of book rela...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

I'm A Feminist And Here's Why

As chair of my university Feminist Society, I am used to hearing the question ‘but why do you only fight for women’s rights? Shouldn’t men have rights too?’. To that my r...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Working on a post for my internship at the moment about the week I went Vegan and this reminded me of how obsessed I am with raspberry and blueberry smoothies, especially with a few slices of watermel...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Comfort Reads: Fangirl By Rainbow Rowell

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I very rarely reread books once I’ve read them because every time the number of books in existence pops up in my mind, I suddenly have an adrenaline rush urge...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

'Dependent On Their Parents' - Means Testing Maintenance Loans

This video has some interesting thoughts from This Morning regarding how student loans are calculated and how this could be improved in t...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Excited to share my first piece as an editorial intern with the wonderful SOCIETY19! Can you tell I'm already getting into the Halloween spirit?

Let me know in the poll below your favourite part of th...

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