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ENGL3002 - English Dissertation (Full Year)
Lads and languages: a mixed-method study into boys' lack of motivation to learn GCSE Modern Foreign Languages Ellie Abbey
BA (JT Hons) English and German
"Who taught thee rhetoric to deceive a maid?": Gendered Speech Conventions and Male-Female Power Relations in Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece and Hero and Leander

Rowan Perry
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3029 - English Dissertation (Spring Term)
‘Millions of women have done it’. Discuss how the Microcosms Presented in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, and Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire Reflect the Macrocosmic Attitudes Towards Women in the Long Twentieth Century.

Emily Casey
BA (Hons) English

‘No longer the “I” of my own story’: Privacy, identity, and the inner self in Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus and The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Emily Seren Jones
BA (Hons) English

A Multimodal Stylistic Analysis of the Foregrounding Techniques Used to Highlight Misogyny in Jessie Reyez’s (2018) Song Body Count 

Risa Tomioka
BA (Hons) English

In what ways are postfeminist ideas about women’s health and fitness communicated on social media? ‘Do this for you’: A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of an Instagram fitness influencer’s page.

Wumiaoxian Wang
BA (Hons) English

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Module and Essay Titles (and link)


ENGL3012 - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Lesson Plan and Analysis

Bryony Elizabeth Adshead
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3013 - English Place-Names
Examining the value of place-names as evidence for the history, landscape and especially, language(s) of Cheshire

Phoebe Raine
BA (Hons) English  

ENGL3034 - Oscar Wilde and Henry James
How serious were Oscar Wilde and Henry James about Socialism?

Oliver Joseph O'Regan
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3046 - Songs and Sonnets

Analysising Three Sonnets by Thomas Wyatt

Bowie Adams
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3047 - Dreaming the Middle Ages
Discussing the importance of landscape Pearl and Chaucer's The Book of the Duchess

Saffron Andreae
BA (Hons) English


ENGL3059 - Self and the World

"Nature is the nurse of sentiment": The solitary wanderer in Shelley's Frankenstein and Wollstonecraft's Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Emily Grote
BA (Hons) English
ENGL3063 - Performing the Nation  
'Sleeping the deep, deep sleep of England'.

Myron Winter-Brownhill
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3065 - Discourses of Health and Work

Anti-vaccine discourse under the COVID-19 context: A corpus-assisted discourse analysis

Xinmei Sun
BA (Hons) English Language and Applied Linguistics

ENGL3066 - Making Something Happen: Twentieth Century Poetry and Politics

The category of 'ecopoetry' in relation to Kathleen Jamie and Forrest Gander

Sasha Gardner
BA (JT Hons) Classics and English

ENGL3067 - Single Author Study

Virgins go mad in the end: the aesthetics of narrative techniques in 'Nausicaa'

Yiheng Zhang
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature

ENGL3069 - Advanced Stylistics

Semantic Dissonance and the Conceptual Understanding of Nonsense in Lewis Carroll's 'Jabberwocky'

Niamh Parr
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3094 - Language and Feminism
‘This is not new and that is the problem’: A Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 

Emma Stirland
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature

ENGL3095 - Contemporary Fiction

Masculinity: Trumpet and Buddha of Suburbia and Critical commentary on extracts from Julian Barnes' A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters and Ian McEwan's Black Dogs

Angus Forshaw
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3097 - Island and Empire

 Contradictory Distinctions of Self and Other in the Literature of the British Empire

Jack Rusted
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3098 - Advanced Writing Practice (Poetry)

Dead Buried in Wood and Leaf

Eleanor Flowerday
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3099 - Advanced Writing Practice (Fiction)

Seaside Hauntings

Jack Richardson
BA (Hons) English

ENGL3100 - Changing Stages

Changing Stages

Issy Abdul-Rahim
BA (Hons) English


ENGL3101 - Modern Irish Drama and Literature

Exploring Seamus Deane's statement: 'Yeats began his career by inventing an Ireland amenable to his imagination. He ended by finding an Ireland recalcitrant to it.'


Kate O'Gorman
BA (JT Hons) English and French

ENGL3103 - One and Unequal

Writing from the Periphery: The Local and Global in Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges and Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño.

Clare Berry
BA (JT Hons) English and Hispanic Studies

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