☞ Essays
Essays I've written for myself and in classes.
Just keeping tabs on things I'm proud of writing.

☞ Phonetic Survey of Lishui Chinese

Close phonetic analysis of Lishui Chinese, a dialect within the Wu Chinese family. Linguistics 110 Phonetics Final Project. Audio appendix here.

☞ London Bridge is Falling Down: A Metaphorical Analysis of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land

A deep analysis of metaphor systems in Eliot's epic poem, utilizing theories of Conceptual Blending and Cognitive Metaphor. Linguistics 106 Metaphor final project.