Favorite Undergrad Papers: Ivan Ilyich, the Loving Stoic

Click here for more posts in this series. My professor for this class was really into Russian authors like Dostoevsky and Leo Tolstoy, and one of the stories he had us read was the short story “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” by Tolstoy. If you are already familiar with that story, then this research paper Read More …

Favorite Undergrad Papers: Honors Application Essay

Click here for more posts in this series. This first one was not actually a paper. This was an application essay for the Frederick Supper Honors Program at PBA that I submitted in January 2015 in my senior year of high school. I was accepted and almost completed the whole program but ended up dropping Read More …

Favorite Undergrad Papers

Yesterday morning, after a long and short four years of hardship and fun, I graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a B.A. in Biblical & Theological Studies. Now what does a writer do after concluding another major stage of his life? He writes about it. He thinks much and writes much. Some of that Read More …

Writing Humor: An Example from G. K. Chesterton

I love reading older literature because I learn so much about how to write literature today from how it was written in the past. One thing I am often impressed with is how older writers like G. K. Chesterton were so good at writing humor. Chaucer and Shakespeare were skilled in this too, as was Read More …