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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Still so obsessed with this live performance! Everything about it is amazing, from the vocals to the message overall. Think it may be my favourite from the entire Sweetner album, or at least in joint ...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

National Read A Book Day - September 6

National Read A Book Day is near and dear to my heart for many reasons. As a literature student, it means getting the excuse to take a break from the texts of my...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Your First Year Of University As Told By Mean Girls

When you arrive at university for your first week, it can be a bit overwhelming. There is so much to do and see that it's difficult to know where to...

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English Literature
York St. John University

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The Third Wave of Literary Feminism


When I used to walk into book shops, the classic section was always overcrowded with Shakespeare and Chaucer. The children’s classics were all beloved but predomi...

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Charlotte

English Literature
York St. John University

Where Are Periods In Pop Culture?

As a literature student studying works from a range of perspectives throughout history up to the present, something which has been bothering me a lot lately is the ab...

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English Literature
York St. John University

A Student Guide To U.S.A Travel

Having recently returned from the USA, there are a few tips I want to share with students planning to head out to America for the summer or during the near future. Befo...

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