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University: Washington and Lee University
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Pasquale S. Toscano is a senior at Washington and Lee University, where he is majoring in English and Classics. He plans to embark on a career as a scholar of literature, with a particular interest in literary reception. Pasquale was partially paralyzed in an accident several years ago, and developed a strong interest in studying disability in literature whilehe worked to rebuild his capacity to walk. His research has ranged across millennia and considered, among others, the works of Virgil, JohnMilton, Phillis Wheatley and Marilynne Robinson. While in Oxford, Pasquale intends to pursue studies in early modern English and classical literature.