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A Comment on How Lists Shape the Mind

A Comment on How Lists Shape the Mind

I love lists. Lists are important; they tell you exactly what you need to get done, and then maybe you’ll pat yourself on the back after checking off a task. They help you out when you’re grocery shopping or when you’re idly skimming through your newsfeed. Tables of contents, glossaries, and indexes wouldn’t exist without...
ROFL: That Little Russian Novel (I can’t stop thinking about)

ROFL: That Little Russian Novel (I can’t stop thinking about)

ROFL (Reviewing Our Favourite Literature) is a blog series intended to help you get to know the mysterious faces behind the UBC English Students’ Association. All the execs will share their favourite book or author and this week we are introducing Liam. He is the social coordinator and the official defender of Novels Too Long to...
Redirection

Redirection

Over the last six months or so, I’ve seriously started thinking about my future plans, academic and otherwise. After much internal debate I took a course in Creative Writing and it was honestly one of the best decisions I’ve made. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it helped me knock down a few fears… You see,...
ROFL: Erin Watkins

ROFL: Erin Watkins

ROFL (Reviewing Our Favourite Literature) is a blog series intended to help you get to know the mysterious faces behind the UBC English Students’ Association. All the execs will share their favourite book or author and this week we are introducing Erin. She is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing a double major in English Literature...
19th Century Nostalgia

19th Century Nostalgia

The ESA would like to welcome our new blogger Cassie Dominic! Cassie is an international student studying English and Classics with big dreams and an obsession with all things Jean Rhys and Shonda Rhimes.  Before I delve into an attempted explanation of why this novel is near to my heart, I should state that I...
ROFL - The Elusive Question: What's Your Favourite Book?

ROFL – The Elusive Question: What’s Your Favourite Book?

ROFL (Reviewing Our Favourite Literature) is a blog series intended to help you get to know the mysterious faces behind the UBC English Students’ Association. Our team will share their favourite book or author and this week we are introducing one of our bloggers, Fatima.  “Have you ever asked yourself what works of art revolve around? Around love, sex,...