Charlotte Anne Creamore

Commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall

After completing my A-Levels in the summer of 2018, a friend and I decided to take a trip to Berlin to celebrate the end of our time in compulsory education and attempt to take our minds off our impending results. At the top of our list of historical sites to visit was what remained of the wall that divided the city from 1961 to 1989. The Berlin Wall served to segregate West and East Berlin, separating families in a vain attempt to build a socialist state in East Germany. This month marked the 30-year anniversary of its demolition. 
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Posted Nov. 27, 2019

Understanding Brexit through literature

It seems as if that fateful day is buried deep in the distant past, as though we have never existed in a world where the phrases ‘Brexit means Brexit’ and ‘the country voted!’ weren’t regularly splashed across the pages of newspapers or screamed down the phone by angry LBC listeners....
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Posted Mar. 21, 2019

Signs you are living with a literature student

Living with a group of friends can be an overwhelming experience to say the least, even more so when the stresses of academic life come into play. It appears that each subject appears to attract specific types of people, each with their own quirks and stereotypes. English is no exception...
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Posted Feb. 13, 2019