Caitlyn Hutson

Writer

Location icon United States of America

I am a 30 year old University of Texas alumni with a strong passion for writing, film, and photography.

Portfolio
University of Texas: The Southern Grotesque
06/2015
The Downward Spiral

A paper using "American Horror Story: Freak Show" to example how the grotesque is born rather than inherent in people

University of Texas: Citizen Kane and Company
09/29/2015
City Lights: All You Need is Love

A paper I wrote about the ending of Charlie Chaplin's film "City Lights" in which I advocate that the Tramp ends up with the girl as opposed to popular opinion.

University of Texas: Cult Classics
09/29/2015
The Master and the Slave

A paper that discusses Dr. Frankenstein and his creation's master/slave dynamic in Mary Shelley's classic Gothic novel, Frankenstein

University of Texas: Citizen Kane and Company
11/12/2015
The Searchers as a Horror Film

This paper suggests that the genre-flipping evident in John Ford's film "The Searchers" allows the film to be simulataneously interpreted as a Horror movie just as much as a Western.

University of Texas: Victorian Literature
05/08/2016
The Temptation of Venice

A paper in which I discuss how the "Temptation of Venice" overcame some of the greatest artists of the 19th Century in the midst of the Industrial Age

University of Texas: Hollywood Films in Archive
05/11/2016
Carson McCullers: The Voice of the Voiceless

Research paper highlighting the brilliance of Carson McCullers primarily using her book, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, and its movie adapatation

University of Texas: Viking Literature
One Fate Awaits Us All

Paper that uses Icelandic epic "Njal's Saga" to highlight the idea that every person has control over their fate based on their decisions

University of Texas: Animated Films as Text
07/25/2016
The Imaginarium of Terry Gilliam

Paper which explores where Terry Gilliam lies on the spectrum between live action and animation

University of Texas: Animated Films as Text
08/13/2016
Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli

A Filmography which delves into the dense world of Miyazaki using 10 of his films

University of Texas: Harlem Renaissance
09/29/2016
Changing the Mindset

A response paper I wrote using Lezley McSpadden's keynote panel from UT's 2016 Black Studies Conference as inspiration

University of Texas: The Romantic Period
11/04/2016
Dreams, Woes, and Society

Paper which juxtaposes "Where the Wild Woods and Pathless Forests Frown", a poem from Pro-Revolutionary author Charlotte Smith with Reflections on the Revolution in France by Anti-Revolutionary author Edmund Burke in order to create a social commentary surrounding Burke and his beliefs

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