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Sarah E. Rinehart

Content Editor · Contributing Writer

Location icon United States

I am a recent graduate from Gettysburg College, a small liberal arts college in PA, with a B.A. in English and a minor in Biology that inform my driving passion for literature and the humanities. Currently pursuing a position within the book publishing industry as an editor, I am passionate about consuming and analyzing media, as well as working with others to fine-tune their creative and essay writing.

Portfolio
Academic Essay
12/14/2017
How the American Gothic Operates to Enact Social Justice in Terms of Feminism and Sexuality, in...

This writing sample was the winning submission for Gettysburg College’s 2018 Dr. John W. Ostrom English Award (see resume). The essay was written for an American Gothic English course under Professor Elizabeth Duquette. The previously eleven-page document was excerpted to include the Introductory paragraph, a body paragraph on Henry James’s The Turning of the Screw, and the Conclusions paragraph (divisions marked by ellipses).

Academic Essay
12/17/2019
Dean Moriarty and Bartleby as Resistance Figures

The following is an excerpt from my research-based essay, composed for my Undergraduate Fall 2019 English Seminar, “The Beats and American Culture” under Professor Jack Ryan. In this paper, I compare the central characters of focus from the texts of On the Road by Beat writer Jack Kerouac and “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street” by Herman Melville. I analyze Kerouac’s Dean Moriarty and Melville’s Bartleby as resistance figures epitomizing the goals of the literary movements of...

Catalogue Essay
12/06/2018
Sarah Rinehart '19 Catalogue Essay on the Guerrilla Girls' Do women have to be naked to get into...

My Catalogue Essay about the Guerrilla Girls’ 1991 art piece, Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?, was published in the catalogue The City: Art and the Urban Environment, corresponding to the student-curated exhibit at Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery. This exhibit was co-curated with my student-colleagues enrolled in the Art History Methods class, under the direction of Professor Shannon Egan, PhD. The catalogue was published December 2018. See link:...

Her Campus
10/16/2019
Some Legitimate Reasons to Read More

In primary and secondary school, reading material was required for English classes, and there was never a really satisfactory explanation given for what was the benefit of reading. Sure, it's to keep your brain active, to make you think, but those seem like cop-out answers.

Her Campus
11/18/2019
5 Essential Feminist/LGBTQ+ Reads

These books are for those looking to expand their understanding of feminism and how it fits into social issues. I found reading LGBTQ+ literature and theory to be a good way to reconcile some of the inconsistencies and problems I had with how people talked about feminism in my friend group and community.

Internship Presentation
08/02/2018
Role of immune effector functions of JNJ’372 in EGFR/cMET pathway modulation

These images are a shortened version of the slides I used to present my Summer Research Project at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, under the direction of Smruthi Vijayaraghavan, PhD (June to August 2018). We evaluated the cellular mechanism a recently developed drug was suspected to utilize, in treatment of this specific lung cancer type. The graphs were put together by me with assistance from my mentor, using FlowJo, GraphPad, and Photo and Microsoft Power Point Editors software.

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