Cayla Eagon (2011)
My First Generation Story
About the Student
Cayla Eagon is an English major at Winthrop University
in Rock Hill, S.C. Her primary literary interests include British
literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, with an emphasis on the role
of women and feminist literature in general. She enjoys volunteering her
time promoting literacy among adults as a tutor. She also enjoys
conducting research within her discipline. Her most recent project is a
feminist study of voice and silence in Frances Burney’s novel, Evelina (1778). Cayla credits her enjoyment of literature to her mother, who taught her how to read.
|Name: ||Cayla Eagon (2011)|
|Year in School: ||Junior|
|Favorite Course: ||Major British Authors|
|Dream Job: ||Literary scholar and tenured professor|
About the School
Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. No matter what students study at Winthrop, they are ready for a life of professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value. These outcomes reflect the university’s commitment to be among the very best institutions of our kind in the nation.