Recent Submissions

  • “Grandma Jane" 

    Oakley, Cherise (2016-04-23)
    This poem was originally a poem created for a dedication book given to my grandmother on her 90th birthday. After several revisions, and a few white lies, (poems are always better when you lie), I hope I’ve created a worthy ...
  • Can't Shake Koinonia 

    Johnson, Latasha D. (2016-04-23)
  • Sweet Apology 

    Marseglia, Angela (2016-04-23)
  • Xiao Hua 

    Liu, Sarah (2016-04-23)
  • The Moss Will Grow Over Us 

    Tirado, Stef (2016-04-23)
    I would like to present an original poem for the SEGue Conference. The poem, called “The Moss Will Grow Over Us,” mainly focuses on the difficulties of loving and supporting a person with mental illness, specifically when ...
  • The Fifth Floor; Cantrip For My Capture 

    Walden, Lisah J. (2016-04-23)
    She placed a leg in her mouth and dragged the frog’s meat apart from the bone with her teeth. The princess then licked the blood off her fingers, peered up at me and smiled. “The French could never keep their promises.” ...
  • Disability Theory in A Separate Peace 

    Mulvihill, Rachael (2017-04-29)
    In the article “Refusing the Queer Potential,” Eric L. Tribunella argues that “the rhetoric of ethics, values, and patriotism” in John Knowles’s A Separate Peace “‘appropriates’ gender and sexuality in adolescent males and ...
  • Little Button 

    Tirado, Stef (2017-04-29)
    "Little Button" is a micro-fiction about suffering from anxiety and coping with the loss of a loved one in ways that may seem out of the ordinary.
  • "Ten Ways of Looking at an Addict" 

    Wilson, Ashley (2016-04-23)
    This piece is broken into ten sections. Each section focuses on the titular addict, but takes a different approach to describing her. It juxtaposes the positives and the negatives of the person, a mother, from the eyes of ...
  • The Power of Sound An Exploration of Cooper’s Use of Language in The Last of the Mohicans 

    Keery, Alexandra (2017-04-29)
    This essay examines the use of both language and paralanguage within Last of the Mohicans. Examples of paralanguage in the novel include: the Indian war-whoop, music, animal calls, and all other non-verbal aspects of speech. ...
  • Fairy Godmother & The Tea Party 

    Walden, Lisah J. (2017-04-29)
  • William Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Caliban is a Black African 

    ALSHHRE, ALI. (2017-04-29)
    Caliban’s character in The Tempest is very complex. Though his race is not mentioned by Shakespeare in The Tempest, many writers and critics try to investigate and know what his race is in the play. For example, Caliban ...
  • The Truth of the Angel in the House 

    McMahon, Caitlin (2017-04-29)
    The nineteenth century in the United States was a time that saw a resurgence of beliefs that would keep the modern family together. The Angel in the House is a phrase that is used to describe the type of woman that was ...
  • Crazy Cards by Jane 

    Oakley, Cherise M. (2017-04-29)
  • Breathe 

    Benson, Shawna (2017-04-29)
    The piece focuses on a relationship between a military family. It reminisces about the joys of life, while forshadowing the dangers and loss associated with military members and their families.
  • I Met Pauly Shore at Fort Jackson 

    Oakley, Cherise M. (2017-04-29)
  • De-capitalizing the “I”: Worlds both Inner and Shared in the Whitmanian Lyric 

    Israel, Shayna S. (2016-04-23)
    When critics and scholars attempt to define the lyric poem as entirely individual—a prison song overheard—or social—a “privileging of the political over the private spheres” (Dubrow 120)—one risks overlooking the nuanced ...
  • Interesting Dialogue: Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Amy Blair, and Edith Wharton's “Vice of Reading” 

    LaPlant, Bradley (2017-04-29)
    This essay seeks to explore Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in relation to Edith Wharton's "The Vice of Reading" and Amy Blair's Reading Up, which contains detailed analysis of the societal conditions that so ...
  • Will Executors as Oath-Takers: A Comparison of the Lombard Laws and Wills in the Middle Ages 

    Robinson, Zachry (2017-04-29)
    Although at first glance the practices of oathtaking mentioned in the Lombard Laws and the legal function of Anglo-Saxon wills or testaments may seem different, in fact they often serve the same or very similar purposes. ...

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