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A Novel In Verse: My Take on Eugene Onegin

A Novel In Verse: My Take on Eugene Onegin

As someone who is very interested in Russian History, culture, and literature, I love to explore different Russian texts in translation. One of my current favourites is the novel written in verse, Eugene Onegin. Written by Pushkin in 1825, this novel is short, witty, and engaging, with an unexpected twist at the end. It is...
My Journey into the Perilous Realm: a Non-English Student Studies Fantasy Literature

My Journey into the Perilous Realm: a Non-English Student Studies Fantasy Literature

As a non-English major, my English courses are often few and far between. This term, I am taking ENGL 227, with the vague course title of “Prose Fiction.” The course itself is centred around the theme of fantasy fiction, a genre I have had little interaction with other than Harry Potter and Lord of the...
Top 10 Places to Read on Campus

Top 10 Places to Read on Campus

If you’re like me and enjoy reading above and beyond the requirements set by class, you have probably already scouted the campus for private and quiet places to enjoy a few chapters during the school day. So, without further ado, here is my definitive list of the best places to catch a few paragraphs before...
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...