A critical essay challenging the notion that Shakespeare’s fame is due to his ability but rather, it is the fact he approached his audience democratically in an increasingly democratic society that has ensured his continued prevalence.
By the Will of Nephi: The Book of Mormon and American Exceptionalism in Republican Politics
An essay analyzing themes of American exceptionalism within the Book of Mormon and connecting said themes to religious fundamentalism in modern Republican public policy.
Plain Style and Oversimplification
Writers are constantly asked to keep things “clear and concise.” but can it go too far? Worse yet, can it be used maliciously? This essay analyzing the use of the plain style in the current Anti-Vaccination movement and highlights just how damaging word choice can be.
Of Liars and Thieves: The Official Style and Deception
The official style is a style of writing that is meant to convey credibility and is popular among writers is academia, law and even business. Much of the information you will find on the Moon Landing Hoax is found on obscure blogs as articles or YouTube in the form of homemade documentaries and exposés. However, there is an increasing amount of literature and information that is written in the official style which gives the work the false sense of credibility.