WR: Journal of the CAS Writing Program

Issue 7, 2014–2015

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Table of Contents

Editor’s Note
Carrie Bennett

WR 098 Essays

Food: The Hard Work of Separating Families While Keeping It All Together
Prize Essay Award
Maria Del Rosario Castro Diaz

The Melting Pot vs. Cultural Competency: The Crisis of Identity for Immigrants in America
Calvin Poon

WR 100 Essays

Exposure and Retaliation: Searching for Peace in the West Bank through 5 Broken Cameras
Camden Dean

Lionized Lincoln
Zachary Kraehling

Questioning the Copyright Act: Is Copyright Doing It Right?
Jung Hyun Park

Alcohol, Emotion, and Tension in Raymond Carver’s Fiction
Sara Kornfeld Simpson

WR 150 Essays

Translating Troubles: Alliterative Verse in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Alicia Espinosa

Battlestar Galactica: A Vehicle of the American Road
Caroline Jones

Painting the Real Picture: The Benefits of Autoethnographic Filmmaking for Children with Life-Threatening Illness
Prize Essay Award
Lauren Kesler

On the Discourse of Cultural Colonialism: The Unexplored Political Dimension of Westernization in Brazil
Maria Clara Bezerra

A Good Little Monkey: Curious George‘s Undercurrent of White Dominance and the Series’ Continued Popularity
Prize Essay Award
Maya Terhune

Alternative Genre Essays

Bad Parenting: The True Villain of “Rumpelstiltskin”
Hannah Levin

Is violence–
Prize Essay Award
James Sbordone

This Is the Way We Are: America through Street Photography
Sarah White

Honorable Mentions