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Students present work at West Virginia Undergraduate Literature Symposium

ISSUED: 11 March 2020
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Six Shepherd University students presented their work at the West Virginia Undergraduate Literature Symposium on February 29 at Fairmont State University.

Students who presented papers are Fiona Tracey, English major, Shepherdstown, “Feminism in the Columns of Fanny Fern and Candace Bushnell”; Elisha Pidcock, biology major, Shepherdstown, “Evolutionary Concepts in Jack London’s ‘Call of the Wild’ and ‘To Build a Fire’”; Ashley Hess, English major, Martinsburg, “The Mythical Samson and His Lack of Free Will”; Sarah Seibert, English major, Martinsburg, “‘The Forest Cannot Hide It’: Seeing the Meaning of the Letter in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Scarlet Letter’”; Allison Brashears, history major, Hagerstown, Maryland, “Children and Stereotypes in ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’”; and Portia Dobrzanski, computer information technology major, Hagerstown, Maryland, “Hester Prynne in ‘The Scarlet Letter’: Finding A Voice in the Face of Adversity.”

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