Author: Diya

Portfolio Assignment

As part of my BA English course, our degree class took a week study trip to Valencia, Spain. The trip included university visits to the city’s renowned institutions, a literary tour of the Spanish writer Vicente Blasco Ibáñez and other opportunities to experience the explosion of culture throughout the city. Our assignment required us to Read More

Stylistic Analysis Essay

Option 2: Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel Stylistics is “a method of textual interpretation in which primacy of place is assigned to language” (Simpson 2004:3) and is a core component for literary analysis. This essay will stylistically analyse the opening scene of Hilary Mantel’s fictionalised biography Wolf Hall, a depiction of the life of Thomas Read More

Modernism Essay

An exploration of prominent literary works and their attitudes towards race during The Harlem Renaissance The period of Modernism stretches from the early 20th century-1970s and was regarded as a “radical approach that yearned to revitalise the way modern civilisation viewed life” (Miami Dade College n.d.), through its prevalent impact upon literature and other artistic Read More

The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance was a literary movement that developed in New York during the 1920s. It focuses on the development of art and literature as a form of positive representation for black African Americans. Read More

Stylistics Presentation

Attached is a group presentation focusing on the module of Stylistics, by exploring an extract of ‘Kafka on the Shore’ through the analysis of 2 different stylistic theories. Read More

Written plan of the curation of my own art exhibition/event

Introduction: As the Head Technician and Curator for Coventry University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities, I take responsibility for the creative planning and safe delivery of 12 students artwork to showcase in a 1920’s Jazz Age themed exhibition at ‘The Old Truman Brewery’, located in the heart of Brick Lane in East London. The exhibition Read More

How employable do your skills make you?

‘Professional Development’ outlined the value of employability skills and their relevance to establishing a career. Employability skills are classified as “general job skills” which are “common skills needed to do most jobs” (Youth Central: 2017). Through different employability training within and prior to the module, I have developed and enhanced practical skills that can be Read More

Post-graduation and the routes you didn’t know about

The module of ‘Professional Development’ has provided me with the opportunity to understand the importance of preparing for post-graduation as well as broadening my understanding of the options available for an English graduate. In this post I will be exploring the options available as well as my potential career plans for after graduation. An English Read More

Language and Gender

Attached you will be able to view a group project on language and gender. It follows the way language is used and perceived based on different factors, particularly gender. Read More

Feminism Project

Download the presentation created around the literary approach of feminism. It explores the progression of the different waves of feminism whilst simultaneously linking to Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ Read More

1 2 3