Statement of Purpose
In 2-3 pages, describe why you want to pursue a PhD in English at Emory. Here are some guiding questions, but you don't need to answer them all. What sparked your interest in literature? How has it developed over time? What research would you like to conduct as a graduate student in our department? What would you most like to learn here? What training and experiences have you had so far that have been helpful in preparing you for graduate study in English? What are your career plans? Why do you think that Emory's English PhD program would be a good place to conduct the kind of research you want to do?