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Dissertations Modules and Essays
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Dissertation Titles (and link)


Q33407 - English Dissertation (Spring Semester)  
‘He was telling you to shut up because you hadn’t been raped’: A linguistic investigation into the domination of female rape victims in courtroom cross examinations Safia Bolton
BA (Hons) English 
Q33408 - Viking Studies Dissertation (Full Year)  
It’s in Their Nature;Examining Revenants in The Icelandic Sagas and What They Represent in Early Medieval Society Caitlin Scally
BA (Hons) Viking Studies
Q33406 - English Dissertation (Full Year)  
‘Is the music calling for a river of blood?’: Political engagement and the possibility of social change in Sandinista! and Contra

Jack Taylor 
BA (Hons) English

Q33704 - Creative Writing Dissertation  


A Communal Tragedy: Representing the Irish Emigration Experience in Poetry and Fiction - 2

Aine Healy
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

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Module and Essay Titles (and link)


Q33125 - Advanced Stylistics
An exploration of narrative perspective in relation to the protagonist’s descent into madness in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Kirstie De Lusignan
BA (Hons) English

Q33220  - English Place-Names
Examine the value of place names as evidence for the history, landscape and, especially, language(s) of your chosen area.

Jasmine Higgs 
BA (Hons) English

Q33221 - The Literature of the Anglo-Saxons
The early bird is the wyrm: if and how the literary use of wyrm in Genesis A & B and Beowulf informs its linguistic meaning?

Ranait Flanagan
BA (Hons) English

Q33226 - Dreaming the Middle Ages
How far do dream poems or visions interrogate and/or reinforce ideas of authority?

Jessica Inzani
BA (Hons) English

Q33227 - The Viking Mind
Conflict as Performative Masculinity in Icelandic Sagas

Callum Walker
BA (Hons) English

Q33391 - The Self and the World
‘The pleasure of intelligence and the price of invention’: An Exploration of the Problematic Pursuit of Knowledge and its Relationship with Socialisation in Samuel Johnson’s The History of Rasselas, The Prince of Abissinia and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Lucy Wride
BA (Hons) English

Q33395 - Making Something Happen  
In his book Of Grammatology, Jacques Derrida writes: ‘Even if there is never a pure signified, there are different relationships as to that which, from the signifier, is presented as the irreducible stratum of the signified’. Discuss the relationship between figurative language and signification in the poems ‘Daddy’ by Sylvia Plath and ‘The Hollow Men’ by T.S. Eliot

Daniel Lyons
BA (Hons) English

Q33396 - Single Author Study  
Considering the treatment of personal possessions in James Joyce’s Ulysses

Jonathan McAllister
BA (Hons) English

Q33397 - Dark Futures, Tainted Pasts

The God in the Cloud

Max Alexander Randall
BA (Hons) English and History

Q33398 - Reformation and Revolution
Margaret Cavendish: Socialite Scientist

Alex Hare
BA (Hons) English

Q33519 - Performing the Nation

Finding The Nation's Place In A Globalised Space: a critical exploration of site-specific performance in The Passion and The Battle of Orgreave

Bethany Angella
BA (Hons) English
Q33604 - Songs and Sonnets
What is the significance of seasonal imagery in the Middle English lyric?

Charlotte Palmer
BA (Hons) Art History and English

Q33606 - Screen Shakespeares
Iago’s soliloquies adapted on screen: the reworking of Iago’s character in an adaptation and two appropriations of Othello.

Silvia La Paglia
BA (Hons) English

Q33701 - Advanced Writing Practice
Fiction: A Portfolio of Modern Short Stories

Adam Davies
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

Poetry: A Portfolio of Modern Poetry

Esme Partridge
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

Q33705 - Digital Story

Black Pine: An Interactive Digital Story

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Theodore Perrin
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

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