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Holly is a Publishing and Creative Writing student at BSU. She is the editor for @MilkBathSpa and a CELTA qualified foreign language English teacher. She likes travelling, food and wine. She also has a childhood obsession with sharks, and is a firm supporter of The Shark Trust.

Being Prey Commentary

Being Prey is a short, nonfiction text written by Australian environmental activist, feminist, and later, philosophical animist, Val Plumwood. It details her account of canoeing through Kakadu National Park, Australia, in 1985, and being attacked by a saltwater crocodile. Plumwood is also the author of Feminism and the Mastery of Nature[1] and Environmental Culture: The Ecological Crisis of Reason[2]. Professor Deborah Bird Rose, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, wrote of Plumwood, ‘She was one of the great intellects of the late 20th century; she is included in the Routledge publication Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment, along with Gandhi, Buddha, and others.’[3]

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Digital mapping of Bath in Jane Austen’s Persuasion: the walk; the app.

Digital Lit class aim: to create an app that maps out the Bath scenes in Austen’s Persuasion.

First: read the text. Create detailed profiles of our assigned characters, including their importance to the plot, relationship with other characters and their geographical locations.

Second: visit the places where the Bath scenes occur and discuss their importance in relation to the text #AustenWalk @DigitalLit_BSU.

Third: create an awesome app. See aim.

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