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Don't call me a feminist

“I have realised that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop. 667 more words

Blog

10 Minute Poem

Ten minutes worth of thoughts
there’s no way to catch it all,
always been a loud kid?
there has to be some form of commercial that they haven’t thought of yet, 144 more words

Poetry

Exercise 2 Join the Navy

Denotation
The poster calling for  men to join the navy by Richard Babcock shows a young man in sailor uniform astride a torpedo in the sea, the waves either side indicating some speed. 611 more words

Coursework

Why I Hate The Word “Passion”

“So tell me, what are you passions?” I Hate – with a capital H – it when people ask me this and I never really knew why. 394 more words

Missmarysue

Denotation and Connotation

If you want to discuss the meaning of a word, it helps to know the difference between denotation and connotation. These two terms are easy to confuse because they describe related concepts. 176 more words

English

Research point: Semiotics

I studied semiotics (and structuralism, and post-structuralism) last year as part of Context & Narrative. I won’t reproduce the whole post here but will summarise my basic understanding, augmented by what I have learned since. 424 more words

Research & Reflection