[ academia ]

unadorned, unaltered in-class and assignment papers
(grammatical errors and stylistic embarrassments intact)
all files © fontaine l. -- reference only -- do not plagiarize

= college junior year (01-02) =
- "The Ancient Mariner and the Meaning of Loneliness"(Rime of the Ancient Mariner)
- "Variations on a Theme in Two Lullabies"(A Cradle Song; A Cradle Hymn)
- "Chaucer and Methods of Characterization"(The Canterbury Tales)
- "The Demise of Heroism in Dr. Strangelove and Apocalypse Now"
- "Replicants Dream of Electric Sheep"(Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep; Blade Runner)
- "Surface and Secret in a Superficial Los Angeles: The Day of the Locust and The Big Sleep"
- "From Anderson to Neo: Heroism in The Matrix"

= college sophomore year (00-01) =
- "Oroonoko's Antislavery Problem: An Interpretation"
- "The Phenomenon of Parallels in Jane Austen's Persuasion"

= college freshman year (99-00) =
- "The Naked Poet: Revelations in the Shakespeare Sonnets"(Sonnets 33 & 34)
- "Rereading Faustus" (Doctor Faustus)
- "Beowulf: Female Roles in Warrior Culture"
- "The Truman Show and Slaughterhouse-Five: Performance Art"
- "Frankenstein: Subjectivity and Ambiguity in Narrative"

= high school senior year (98-99) =
- "Contact: Carl Sagan and His Vision"

= high school junior year (97-98) =
- "Of Tractors and Men" (The Grapes of Wrath)
- "A Family Torn Apart" (The Grapes of Wrath)

= high school sophomore year (96-97) =
- "The Beast Within" (Lord of the Flies)
- "Last Man Standing" (Twelve Angry Men)
- "Where the Soul Lives" (Wuthering Heights)
- "Confucianism in America" (Clay Walls)
- "A Life Less Ordinary" (The Stranger)
- "Cry of the Noble Savage" (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)

[ scribble ]

- "One"    Poem. ©1998 Fontaine L.
- "The Wait"    Poem. ©1999 Fontaine L.

- "Contact: A Personal Statement"    ©1998 Fontaine L.


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