Reflective Essay

Reflective Essay
“Students who major in English are challenged to develop a defense, both general and Christian,
of literature and to relate the literature they read to their understanding of the bible and to their
own aesthetic and moral development as Christians.”
Write an essay in which you reflect upon these goals from the Mission Statement in light of
your experience. We encourage you to tell your personal story as an English major. How
as the study of literature and writing changed you? As you review the materials you have
brought together for this portfolio, what strengths–academic and artistic, spiritual and
emotional–do you believe you have developed as an English major?