The Deadly Idealism of the Hero in Cervantes’s Don Quixote

This paper was written for Professor Krienke's ENGL 4378 class at Sam Houston State University on December 3, 2013. The Deadly Idealism of the Hero in Cervantes’s Don Quixote             Noted as being the first classical model of the modern romance novel, Don Quixote (also referred to as The Man of La Mancha) is Miguel…

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The Role of the Fairy Tale

This paper was written for Professor Hill's Early English Masterworks class at Sam Houston State University on September 11, 2013. The Role of the Fairy Tale                         Imagination builds creativity – something viewed as quite essential not only to early development in children, but also for adults in the working world. It begins with…

The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism

I wrote this paper for a summer class (COMM 1307) with Professor Wilkerson. The following was written as a final paper.  The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism What role do journalists play in modern society? Do they exist solely to entertain and inform the public?  Perhaps their purpose goes beyond that of a storyteller and in fact,…