Thank you to the Student Government Association and the English Department at the University of Maryland, College Park for their generous support and contributions without which this journal could not have been published; the Chair of the English Department, Kent Cartwright, and the Director of English Undergraduate Studies, Thomas Moser, for their continual support and advice from when the journal was an idea to its completion; Laura Edwards Gordon for her invaluable advice on all aspects of the journal; the English Undergraduate Association for laying the ground for the journal and bringing it to fruition; the Associate Director of English, Kevin Remmell, for creating The Paper Shell Review website; the Graduate English Organization for its advice and help attaining graduate advisers; Elizabeth Choy for her excellent and speedy editorial support and suggestions for changes in essays; Anne Bowden for her legal support and help creating the journal’s contributor’s agreement and copyright notice; Assistant Director of English Undergraduate Studies, Jennifer Dunsmore, and Professors Sandy Mack and Christina Walter for their support and encouraging students to submit essays; Robert Levine for providing the introduction to the journal; and anyone else who supported the journal.