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Krista Ratcliffe

 

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The following creative nonfiction essays and New Yorker-esque columns were composed in English 3210 (Advanced Comp.) at Marquette University during Fall 2012.

Students self-selected the writings they wanted to publish here, and their writing do not represent the official views of Marquette University.

 

I. PORTFOLIO A

Shouts & Murmurs (modelled on The New Yorker column)
Shannon Bentley, "The Therapy Sermon of Scott Walker"

Mallory Daily, Welcome to College

Brian Dwyer, "A Day in the Life"

Alyssa Jackson, "Single Doesn't Need to Mingle"

Tessa Morelli, "Facebook Is Trying to Have a Relationship -- with Twitter"

Ray O'Connell, "Dress Accordingly"

Essay 1: Individuals & Identity

Jacqueline Boratyn, "The Text That Changed My Life"

Sam Draver, "Black, White, and Yellow All Over"

Alyssa Jackson, "The Past Is a Present"

Caroline Mahon, "An Extovert's World"

Charlie Mohl, "The Long Family"

Ashley Nickel, "Love, What Is It Good For?"

Rebecca Ratterman,"Chocolate Milk Please!?"

Joe Scannell, "Mine"

 

II. PORTFOLIO B

Reviews

Jaqueline Boratyn, "Happily Every After Kind of Dress" (Review Say Yes to the Dress)

Ryan Lavine, "The Walking Dead" (Review of TV Show)

Caroline Mahon, "Channelling Art Through Pain" (Review of Frank Ocean)

Tessa Morelli, "Born and Raised" (Review of John Mayer)

Rebecca Ratterman, "Hurting to Heal" (Review of Revenge)

 

Essay 2: Community & Identity
Shannon Bentley, "Educating the Juvenile"

Mallory Daily, "Home"

Sam Draver, "Your Civic Duty"

Brian Dwyer, "Foreign Thoughts"

Ryan Lavine, "The Greatest Hypocrite"

Ray O'Connell, "The Soul of a Neighborhood"

 

III. PORTFOLIO C

Research Proposal
Claire Schrantz, "Fast Food Consumption in Minority Populations"

 

Essay 3: Race & Its Intersections with ...

Joe Scannell, "Southside Irish"

 

IV. ANALYSIS
Charlie Mohl, "Refugees"

Ashley Nickel, "Harry Potter and the Lesson of Adolescence"


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