Angles: A Student Journal of New Writing

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The Department of English Studies is excited to announce the second issue of Angles, a student journal of new writing, published in March of 2017.

For close to a year, a dedicated group of student editors worked to gather material, consult with writers, and design and layout the journal for printing.  The second issue contains twenty pieces that span a variety of writing genres, including personal essays, senior thesis excerpts, as well as fiction and poetry.

Angles endeavors to be a place where ideas can be explored openly, an outlet equal in spirit to the diverse range of interests and perspectives present among the students of the Department of English Studies. Its defining mission is to offer students an opportunity to experience the publishing process and showcase their work.

Copies are available in the campus Kinokuniya bookstore, from Angles editors and Department of English Studies faculty.

Angles is already is beginning work on the third issue.  For submission information please write to the editors at email hidden; JavaScript is required

 The Angles Editorial Team (Second Issue):

 Senior Editors:

Risako Itokawa , Yuina Nakagawa, Daigo Sugiyama, Kanna Yokoyama, and Mami Yuguchi

 Assistant Editors:

Christen Abbie Jean Carmona, Emi Ito, Hanna Takeuchi, and Risako Tominaga

 Faculty editor:

Marc Kaufman 

 

Contents

ESSAYS AND NARRATIVES

Risako Itokawa, The Theory of “Why?”……4

Matheus Katayama, Words Shape the Way People Think……7

Hanna Takeuchi, The Man by the Lake……11

Mika Maruoka, Nonverbal Communication in “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”……22

Emi Saito, The Complexity of the Media……28

Miteki Takeyama, Why Companies Should Achieve Gender Equality on the Board……35

Chinatsu Hara, The Courage to Speak Out……39

 

FICTION AND POETRY

Daigo Sugiyama, The Jealous Fox……44

Rikako Kurasawa, Poems…….50

Kanna Yokoyama, Sweet Talk……53

Minami Nagano, Yuiga Doxon……57

Emi Ito, The Singular They……58

 

SENIOR THESIS AND SEMINAR PAPER EXCERPTS

Eri Kanda, Perceptions of ‘Ha-fu’ in Japan……70

Wakana Tsukioka, Integration and Segregation of Non-European Immigrants in Sweden Since the 1980s……80

Shinichi Hamano, Hong Kong—China Relationship: The reason behind the anger of the people in Hong Kong……96

Aoi Okazaki, Music in Austen’s Novels……110

 

THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY DEGREES

Anna Kaneda, Blindness in Tokyo……116

Risako Tominaga, The Addictive Language……119

Akiyo Ozawa, The Big Tree……122

Kako Motosugi, When You Realize What You Have Inside……126