If you haven’t read the Hawthorne House series, I highly recommend you do so. It has been a long time since I laughed out loud and cheered the protagonists on while reading a book. With this series, I did just that.
I have confession to make. I am a recent college graduate with an English degree, and I just read Jane Eyre for the first time. I know, I know. How could I have not read it before? Honestly, I don’t know because I really enjoyed it.
All of my book reviews will be published the last Friday of each month. So, the next one will be June 30.
I’m back! I took a short hiatus for the past month due to school and graduation. I am going to shift gears in my blog posts and focus on something new: book reviews.
The first book review I’m going to do is for a book called, “Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace.” If you like Christian fiction novels as I do, you’ll really like this book.
Grammar can be an English major’s best friend or worst enemy. For me, it has been both. As English majors, we are expected to know how to properly construct a sentence. However, we are all human and make mistakes. We forget certain rules. The following, taken from Your Dictionary, is a refresher course on some rules of grammar:
Imagine the moment you walk across the stage, shake the hand of the president of the university, and receive your diploma. You’ve done it. You’ve earned your Bachelor of Arts in English. You move the tassel from the right side of your cap to the left. You’ve graduated.
One thing English majors are good at is communicating. Public Relations is all about communication. We communicate with the general public and with other organizations.
Being a journalist can be a very rewarding job, and it can also be a very hard and demanding job, as well.
Some of the most common journalism jobs are working for a newspaper or working at a broadcast station.
I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this phrase. People ask me all the time what I’m majoring in, in college. When I tell them I’m an English major, I always get that question. Usually, I just smile and nod; however, it has made realize how misinformed people are about jobs for English majors. Teaching isn’t the only thing we can do.
The answer to this is yes! Internships can be very valuable because they show employers that you have experience; they can determine whether or not you get a job. Some places of employment look for people with prior experience in that field; internships can provide that experience. Depending on the type of internship it is, it could turn into a career.