Remixing Witchcraft

Choosing the Archival Documents The two documents that I chose for this project were state records regarding witchcraft in the 1600s. They came from the Massachusetts State Archives as part of the Massachusetts Archives collection. The Massachusetts State Archives houses public records, or information that is recorded by public agencies (including federal and local governments). […]

Banned Books

Why are Books Banned? Background of the Corpus My corpus consists of 11 books that have either been banned in the United States or that people have attempted to ban but failed. They are Alice in Wonderland, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Lolita, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, […]

The One Sided Love of Yarico

Background Info My research question is ‘“what aspects of ‘Yarico’s Lament’ make Inkle and Yarico’s relationship seem one-sided”’? I compared this document with the Steele version found on the ECDA called Story of Inkle and Yarico. In order to answer this question, I started by using SameDif to compare the keywords from each version. I […]