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Importance Of Existential Literature

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I would be incredibly honored to be admitted to the graduate program for English Literature at Vanderbilt because I’ve always had a passion for learning and teaching. I went into college with the idea that I needed to teach children overseas how to read and so for my first year of school I was unmovably focused on achieving that end; however, within a year’s time I would change my tune and set myself on a slightly different course. I tested out of both the required freshman English courses, so my freshman year I decided to dip my fingers into as many different pots within the Humanities as I could, which is how I ended up taking Existential Literature. I was utterly enraptured by the teaching methodologies Dr. Bringle utilized, she was engaging,…show more content…
This of course seemed like a great opportunity to me because I feel that as someone who desires to teach others I also should desire to take a backset and learn things. I’ve used to term “life-long learner” to describe myself at numerous occasions, and I felt that going to grad school just gave me a better chance to prove that descriptor to be true. I’ve already gone to great lengths in my undergraduate career to get as much experience in this field as is possible. I’ve thrown myself into every school publication that is associated with the English department, I became President of the school’s literary society, and I also became a tutor and a TA. For me, going to graduate school is another step in this continuous cycle of reaffirming my passion and actualizing…show more content…
This of course seemed like a great opportunity to me because I feel that as someone who desires to teach others I also should desire to take a backset and learn things. I’ve used to term “life-long learner” to describe myself at numerous occasions, and I felt that going to grad school just gave me a better chance to prove that descriptor to be true. I’ve already gone to great lengths in my undergraduate career to get as much experience in this field as is possible. I’ve thrown myself into every school publication that is associated with the English department, I became President of the school’s literary society, and I also became a tutor and a TA. For me, going to graduate school is another step in this continuous cycle of reaffirming my passion and actualizing