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Essays & Articles

Turning the Wheel: An Enneagram Analysis of Lost

Each main character of the aughts’ most celebrated television show, considered through the wisdom system of the Enneagram.

Mark Twain and the Folklore of Day and Night

A look at two parallel ways Twain uses folklore and superstition in his works, and what this split says about the author himself. 

The Yokai Roots of Pokémon

Exploring the folklore behind some of Pikachu’s friends.

‘Fighting the Long Defeat’: Nature and Grief in Tolkien and Anglo-Saxon Poetry

A paper delivered at the 2017 Southeastern Medieval Association Conference at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC.

Sorrow and Light: Reflections on Rewatching Lost

A longform essay on one of the most polarizing television shows in recent history.

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