English Department announces winners of the 2013 Leroy Allston Ames Essay Contest

Posted by Paula Connors | Posted on May 14, 2013

The English Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Leroy Allston Ames Essay Contest.

First Place:  Allison Lanes ’13 for her entry “Ladies Lusting for the Conservative:  Enhancing Conservative Didacticism through Morals and Marketing in Samuel Richardson’s Pamela and E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Second Place:  Adam L. Kelley ’13 for his entry “Humanity Just For Men:  Lockean Linguistic Barriers for Feminism in Defoe’s Roxana.”

The focus of the Leroy Allston Ames Essay Contest is literature and/or history of England from 1750 – 1900.