Anne-Sophie at UEA

Three years of my life as an EU student of English Literature at the University of East Anglia,England.


After a week, I am finally writing this post. I’ve been thinking about it the whole time and rehearsed it over and over again in my head over the past … Continue reading

25 July, 2017 · 5 Comments

Travel Literature: The Turkish Embassy Letters

As mentioned in my previous post, I got my Travel Literature essay back! I got 73%!!! I’m so relieved because with most essays, I usually know I’ll get around 65% … Continue reading

10 June, 2017 · 4 Comments

Project grades and graduation update

My degree is over for good now! I got both my project grades back and I did sooooo well I can’t even believe it. I knew I’d probably done well … Continue reading

8 June, 2017 · 2 Comments

UEA: The End

MY DEGREE IS OFFICIALLY OVER! 🎉🎉🎉 I haven’t been able to write more this month because of how busy I have been since I came back to UEA after Easter. … Continue reading

19 May, 2017 · 8 Comments

New Worlds: Science Fiction and Beyond, Project

Yesterday was a day I’d been looking forward to since the beginning of the semester, the project conference organised for the very amazing module I have mentioned in almost every … Continue reading

27 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

Why UEA?

I would choose UEA again a million times. And if I could, I know I would definitely stay here for another year (or more) to continue studying literature! I wouldn’t … Continue reading

7 April, 2017 · 10 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative 3

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! Like the previous one, I had to choose an article that I found interesting and that could be useful for my project and then … Continue reading

19 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Science Fiction: Formative 2

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! I wasn’t happy about it but it ended up being great because we had to pick a chapter from The Oxford Handbook of Science … Continue reading

11 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Analysis of Cheever’s “The Swimmer”

So the title of my Cultures of Suburbia essay was: “The American Dream: tension between authenticity and artificiality in the post-war American suburb.” Yes — it is a very long … Continue reading

4 March, 2017 · 2 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative Task

For my very awesome Science Fiction module, we were given our first formative assessment (I hate doing them). It’s probably the weirdest one I’ve ever been given but after the initial … Continue reading

25 February, 2017 · 4 Comments

Cultures of Suburbia: Essay

Joy! Miracle! Relief! I got my Cultures of Suburbia essay back aaaaaaaaaaand I GOT 73%!!!!!!!!!! (Second best university grade.) Level of pride: 500%! I can’t say how happy I am … Continue reading

15 February, 2017 · 2 Comments

Nervous Narratives: Module and Essay

I finally got my Nervous Narratives essay back: I got 66%! I’m very happy about that and so relieved too! 😀 I really liked this module and already miss it, … Continue reading

10 February, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Beginning of the End

Well… The time has come, it is the beginning of the end. I’ve been dreading this for months. My last semester of university at UEA (and probably at university ever … Continue reading

1 February, 2017 · 7 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Literature Student

I remember applying for English Literature courses at university, not really knowing where to start and feeling a bit lost. My main problem I think was having no idea what … Continue reading

24 December, 2016 · 1 Comment

Fashion and imaginary diseases in Austen’s Sanditon

Phew! Igot my Nervous Narratives essay back, the first of this year, and got 66%! It was worth spending three days at my desk, far from fresh air and occasional … Continue reading

23 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

A Week in the Life of a Literature Student

I finally made a vlog about a week in my life! In this video you discover one of my biggest but hidden passion: highlighting! A week in the life of … Continue reading

29 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Home”, Modernity and the Housewife

Hi everybody! 🙂 It is such a shame that I haven’t been able to write more on literature and academic stuff recently because I loved doing reviews of all the … Continue reading

20 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

Third Year, Final Year

So this is it, my last year of university has started, the final stretch of the “student” chapter of my life. Don’t get me wrong: I can’t wait to finish … Continue reading

1 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

University and Motivation

Look, I made a new vlog! It’s an honest talk about a topic I find very important: university and motivation, university and isolation, and the mistakes NOT to make when studying … Continue reading

16 September, 2016 · 5 Comments

How I Became a Book Nerd

I felt the need to write a post about what I call “my literature story” recently to remind myself, and perhaps my readers, of why I am here right now, … Continue reading

3 September, 2016 · 1 Comment

Quarter-Life Crisis

On my blog, I often say that university can be tough but always end up focusing on all the good aspects or focus on the work I’ve been doing or … Continue reading

26 August, 2016 · 2 Comments

Year 2 Modules Vlog

I am back with a vlog I recorded a while ago! Let’s hope next time, it doesn’t take me months to edit a video, haha. Last February, I made a … Continue reading

11 August, 2016 · 3 Comments

Learning Languages

Learning languages has been part of my life since I was in primary school and is very important to the school system in France. However, I’m not talking about learning lots … Continue reading

20 July, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Contemporary English Novels

Although literature is still one of my passions, you can often hear me complain about having to read way too many books and being sick of literature. However, this semester … Continue reading

9 June, 2016 · Leave a comment

Joy and Relief!

I.AM.DONE.YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So this is it. The moment I’d been thinking about every single day this semester, and even every single day since September has finally arrived… The day I would … Continue reading

10 May, 2016 · 2 Comments

Miracles Do Happen

Miracles do happen. If God exists then this is the proof. Over these past weeks, I’ve been struggling with my two remaining essays and especially with the Shakespeare one — … Continue reading

26 April, 2016 · Leave a comment

NW, by Zadie Smith

Yesterday evening I finished reading NW by Zadie Smith for Contemporary Fiction and went to the lecture and seminar today. I felt I needed to say something about it now, while … Continue reading

12 April, 2016 · Leave a comment

“The Watchmaker”: A Short Story

As some of you may know (time to test your Anne-Sophie knowledge), I didn’t go straight to UEA after my baccalaureate in France: I went to university in Nice for … Continue reading

26 March, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hamlet formative by a guy called “Shakespeare”

During Easter, I had to work on a small formative assessment for the Shakespeare module. In case I haven’t said that enough yet, I feel I need to repeat that: … Continue reading

24 March, 2016 · Leave a comment
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