E-Journal Fourth Edition, 2010-2011, November 2011
Welcome to the fourth edition of Corridors, the annual juried electronic journal that highlights the best student essays in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth English Department's foundation courses for the major. Corridors showcases essays that best demonstrate the objectives of these foundation courses in writing, literary analysis and explication, and the application of literary and rhetorical theory. We hope you enjoy them!
ENL 257: Best Essays in Rhetorical Theory 1st: Matt Tota "Rhetoric: The Language of Action" 2nd: Sloan Piva "The Many Definitions and Great Functions of Rhetoric:
A Poetic and Pragmatic Art Form that Moves the World"
3rd: Meghan Matheson "To Build or Not To Build
Controversy over the ‘Mosque at Ground Zero’"
ENL 258: Best Essays in Literary Analysis 1st: Josh Martin "Reason Versus Passion: An Analysis of the Representation of Logic and Emotion in Antony and Cleopatra and Charlotte Temple" 2nd: Angela Tieng "Now and Then" 3rd: Lynnette Nolan "The Contribution of Context: Implications of Associating Outside Information with Frost's Poetry"
ENL 259: Best Essays in Literary Theory 1st: Matt Tota "Junior and the Beast: a Psychoanalytic Reading of 'Tooth and Claw'" 2nd: Peter Jansen "Feminist Analysis of Flannery O'Connor's ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find’"
ENL 260: Best Essays in Intermediate Composition 1st: Meghan Matheson "Here’s the Situation… An Evaluation of MTV’s 'Jersey Shore'" 2nd: Abigail Bartalini "Defining Marriage: Cohabitation for Modern Childrearing" 3rd: Lynnette Nolan "Appealing to Logos: Supporting the Claims of an Emotional Issue
with Rationality and Logic"