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Question: English

Answer: The study of English has always been my passion, enabling me to challenge my own assumptions about texts, not by seeking unambiguous answers, but rather through the stimulating exploration of diverse thinking and interpretation. Indeed, it is this critical approach that I relish in all my intellectual pursuits, particularly through my other loves of politics and philosophy. Whilst the A level English course gave me the opportunity to explore writers from across the English literary canon such as Vanburgh, Marvell, Carter and the Gothic tradition, my use of them as a springboard for expanding my critical awareness and appreciation led me to the study of the Metaphysical tradition, particularly for its historical and generic context, and the study of the Romantic Movement for its burgeoning philosophy of 'self' and subjectivity....(short extract)

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  • Subject: Sample UCAS Personal Statement
  • Course: Sample UCAS Personal Statement
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 555
  • Date submitted: April 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: UCAS Personal Statement
  • Essay ID: 1236

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