Senior Intern Rachel Mitchell Encourages Students During COVID – 19

Hello Eagles! We know that there has been a lot going on lately with COVID-19. But the English Department is going to be bringing some blog posts from students and professors during this time for you all to read. The first person we have blogging is our senior student intern Rachel Mitchell. She is a … Continue reading Senior Intern Rachel Mitchell Encourages Students During COVID – 19

First Blood: Sacrificing Rambo to Save Masculinity

In her 2000 “Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man,” Susan Faludi spends a chapter examining masculinity within father/son traditions, complicated by two wars (World War II and the Vietnam War), as it has played out in the 1972 novel, “First Blood.” Her discussion dives into masculinity and father-son relationships in the life of the … Continue reading First Blood: Sacrificing Rambo to Save Masculinity