WR: Journal of the Arts & Sciences Writing Program

Issue 2, 2009–2010

Issue 2 Cover

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note
Kimberly Gomez

Prize Essay Winners

Protecting Speech or Copyright: A Question of Balance
Benjamin Cohen

Dostoevsky and Gogol’s Acknowledgments of Writers’ Limitations
Georgianne Maroon

Rethinking Humanity: the Chimera Debate
Jielin Yu

WR 100 Essays

Two Sides to Every Story
Micaela Bedell

Darkness Visible: Dante’s Clarification of Hell
Joseph Kameen

Blanche Dubois: An Antihero
Lauren Seigle

Dorian Gray the Escape Artist
Jesse R. Sherman

WR 150 Essays

Fish Farming and the Boundary of Sustainability: How Aquaculture Tests Nature’s Resources
Courtney Carroll

Bulgakov’s “Moonlight Sonata:” The Thematic Functions of Grand Opera and Lieder in
The Master and Margarita

John Collins

Tied By Cords Woven of Heart-Strings: A Study of Manhood in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick
Veronica Faller

Violent Media and the First Amendment
Stacey Goodman

The Portrayal of Despair in Poland after 1989: Stasiuk’s Nine and Klein’s The Shock Doctrine
Gabrielle Migdalski