Portfolio Vol. Vi N 2, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. Vi N 2, John Wyman, Harold R. Holbrook, Barbara Hayne, Ellen Egger, Merrimon Cuninggim, Thelma Willett, Albert Miller, Pat Brannon, Nancy Forsberg, Carolyn Kearns, Richard Harvey, Robert Spike, Patricia Stodghill, Donald Ladd
Wyman, John. "Mrs. Brannon's Bathtub". Prose. 1.
Holbrook, Harold R. "Sonnet". Poem. 7.
Hayne, Barbara. "Prayer of A Youth". Poem. 7.
Egger, Ellen. "An Evening". Poem. 7.
Cuninggim, Merrimon. "Lambda Pi Beta Mu". Prose. 9.
Willett, Thelma. "White Rosebuds". Poem. 11.
Willett, Thelma. "Span of A Life in Mine". Poem. 11.
Willett, Thelma. "Seventeen". Poem. 11.
Willett, Thelma. "Ave Atque Vale". Poem. 11.
Willett, Thelma. "The Ashes of Letters". Poem. 11.
Miller, Albert. "...To One I Have Known and Loved". Prose. 12.
Wyman, John. "Browning the Artist". Prose. 14.
Brannon, Pat. "Revolution". Poem. 18.
Forsberg, Nancy. Unnamed. Poem. 18 ...
Portfolio Vol. V N 3, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. V N 3, Marilyn Koons, Sally Davidson, Marianna Stander, John Morton, Bonnie Tomlin, Helen Rhu, Carolyn Metcalf, Dick Harvey, Mary Vercoe, Jacque Hill, Earl W. Brannon, Barbara Hayne, Pete Burrows, Leslie Seagrave, Virginia Benson, Virginia Reynolds
Koons, Marilyn. "Apology". Poem. 5.
Koons, Marilyn. "A Woman's Request" Poem. 5.
Davidson, Sally. "Of the Present". Poem. 5.
Koons, Marilyn. "Escape in Memory". Poem. 5.
Stander, Marianna. "Self Portrait". Picture. 5.
Morton, John. "Consumer's Victory". Prose. 6.
Rhu, Helen. "Prize Winning Poem". Poem. 8.
Rhu, Helen. "To the Victor". Poem. 8.
Rhu, Helen. "Fantasy at Midnight". Poem. 8.
Tomlin, Bonnie. "The Drag". Picture. 8.
Morse, Kay. "In Spite of all..." Prose. 9.
Metcalf, Carolyn. "Isolation". Cartoon. 12.
Koons, Marilyn. "In Black and White". Prose. 14.
Harvey, Dick. "Through Enemy Eyes". Prose. 15.
Vercoe, Mary. "Storm".Poem. 16 ...
Portfolio Vol. V N 2, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. V N 2, Marilynn Koons, J.G. Rucker, John Wyman, Marace Tolan, Edward A. Wright, Virginia Benson, Moll Wilhelm, Alice Rolph, Mary Vercoe
Koons, Marilynn. "America Is". Poem. 4.
Rucker, J.G. "Nothing but the Beat". Prose. 5.
Wyman, John. "Pringle". Prose. 6.
Tolan, Marace. "Hands at Midnight". Poem. 7.
Wright, Edward A. "All in a Day's Work". Prose. 8.
Benson, Virginia. "Now is the Time". Prose. 9.
Moll, Wilhelm. "The Dead Lover". Prose. 12.
Flammt, Marga. "Escape". Poem. 14.
Rolph, Alice. "Fancy's Flight". Poem. 14.
Vercoe, Mary. "Future". Poem. 14.
Klammt,Marga. "Parting". Poem. 14.
Anonymous. "Denisoniana". Picture. 10.
Benson, Virginia. "Marquand-H.M. Pulham. Esquire". Prose. 15.
Benson, Virginia. "Junior Miss". Prose. 15.
Reynolds, Virginia. "Stubs of the Jungle". Prose ...
Portfolio Vol. V N 1, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. V N 1, Franklin M. Dippery, Margaret Shields, Toby Raymond, Scott Pruyn, Maurice Tolan, Virginia Benson, Hoyt Leon Sharman, Ervin Nussbaum, Pat Brannon, Leslie Seagrave, Charles Jones, Peggy Collins, Duke Smith
Dippery, Franklin M. Unnamed. Prose. 2.
Shields, Margaret. "The Dance". Prose. 4.
Raymond, Toby. "Tundra". Prose. 7.
Pruyn, Scott. "Lest We Forget". Poem. 9.
Tolan, Maurice. "Pronounced 'Mejico'". Picture. 10.
Phillips, Alison. "Pronounced "Mejico"". Prose. 10.
Benson, Virginia. "Matter of Opinion". Poem. 12.
Benson, Virginia. "Cloud Shadows". Poem. 12.
Benson, Virginia. "Autumn Organist". Poem. 12.
Sherman, Hoyt Leon. "Orchard". Picture. 12.
Nussbaum, Ervin. "The End of John Brown". Picture. 13.
Brannon, Pat. "Revolution". Poem. 13.
Anonymous, Pat. "A Dream". Poem. 13.
Anonymous, Pat. "Her". Poem. 13.
Seagrave, Leslie. "Tibetan Rug". Prose. 14.
Benson, Virginia. "Cronin-The Keys of the Kingdom". Prose ...
Promise That You Will Sing About Me: Kendrick Lamar In Posterity, 2017 Cedarville University
Promise That You Will Sing About Me: Kendrick Lamar In Posterity, Brandon Apol
Music and Worship Student Presentations
Sometimes it would seem that the quietest moments turn out to have the loudest repercussions. This would seem to be a consistent case for twenty eight-year old Kendrick Lamar, whose career has been defined by surprise and unannounced publications of music that shortly afterward are spun into respected works of art. With an album that no one anticipated going to the 2013 Grammy awards, another album that leaked a week ahead of schedule (and brought Kendrick 5 Grammys), and an album that was released with almost no warning whatsoever, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth makes headlines with his art; of this there ...
Religion And Violence In Jesse James Films, 1972–2010, 2017 Indiana University - Bloomington
Religion And Violence In Jesse James Films, 1972–2010, Travis Warren Cooper
Journal of Religion & Film
This essay analyzes recent depictions of Jesse James in cinema, examining filmic portrayals of the figure between the years of 1972 and 2010. Working from the intersection of the anthropology of film and religious studies approaches to popular culture, the essay fills significant gaps in the study of James folklore. As no substantial examinations of the religious aspects of the James myths exist, I hone in on the legend’s religiosity as contested in filmic form. Films, including revisionist Westerns, are not unlike oral-history statements recorded and analyzed by anthropologists, folklorists, and ethnographers. Jesse James movies, in other words, have ...
How To Attain Liberation From A False World? The Gnostic Myth Of Sophia In Dark City (1998), 2017 Jagiellonian University in Kraków
How To Attain Liberation From A False World? The Gnostic Myth Of Sophia In Dark City (1998), Fryderyk Kwiatkowski
Journal of Religion & Film
In the second half of the 20th century, a fascinating revival of ancient Gnostic ideas in American popular culture could be observed. One of the major streams through which Gnostic ideas are transmitted is Hollywood cinema. Many works that emerged at the end of 1990s can be viewed through the ideas of ancient Gnostic systems: The Truman Show (1998), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Others (2001), Vanilla Sky (2001) or The Matrix trilogy (1999-2003).
In this article, the author analyses Dark City (1998) and demonstrates that the story depicted in the film is heavily indebted to the Gnostic myth of ...
Lind's "A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring The Spiritual Life And Work Of Charles M. Schulz" (Book Review), 2017 Piedmont International University
Lind's "A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring The Spiritual Life And Work Of Charles M. Schulz" (Book Review), Cathie L. Chatmon
The Christian Librarian
A review of Lind, S. J. (2016). A Charlie Brown religion: Exploring the spiritual life and work of Charles M. Schulz. Jackson, MI: University of Mississippi Press. 200 pp. $25.00. ISBN 9781496804686
Uprising, Issue 3, [Spring 2017], 2017 University of Northern Iowa
Uprising, Issue 3, [Spring 2017], University Of Northern Iowa. Northern Iowa Student Government.
Inside this issue:
Page 6 ............. Urban Nations
Page 18 .......... Vintage Revival
Page 28 .......... Music
Page 34 ......... Athleisure
Page 40 ......... Feminism
Page 48 ......... Black and White
America Through Rose-Colored Glasses: How American Girl Dolls Shape American Girlhood And Identity, 2017 Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut
America Through Rose-Colored Glasses: How American Girl Dolls Shape American Girlhood And Identity, Kelly M. Vaughan
Senior Theses and Projects
This thesis examines the contributions that American Girl dolls make to the development of girlhood, as well as doll and toy culture. I argue that the BeForever collection of historically centered dolls both informs consumers of United States history while instructing them of what it means to be a wholesome, virtuous girl. American Girl provides timeless stories about overcoming hardship in various periods of U.S. history while utilizing common themes in children’s literature to construct an attractive narrative. These dolls and their stories contribute to consumers’ understanding of girlhood, their sense of self, and broad comprehension of history ...
Purchasing The Past: Going, Going, Gone! New England Auctions: Palaces Of Intrigue And Theaters Of Commerce, Martha Kelly
Senior Theses and Projects
My thesis presents evidence that auctions are innately socially- constructed places where diverse actors and unique objects are brought together in a transformative theatre of commerce. Commodities offered can carry with them elements of social turmoil and expose intimacies when exchanged. In this culturally-constructed, social-economic landscape, animate participants in the social arena of an auction parallel the inanimate commodities to be exchanged, as commodities are also “thoroughly socialized thing[s]” with biographies and social implications of their own (Appadurai 1986, 6). Patterns of on-again, off-again commoditization of certain goods are part and parcel of the social construction of their ...
The Case Of Harleen Quinzel, 2017 Germanna Community College
The Case Of Harleen Quinzel, Bayan Shehadeh
From the DC Comics, TV shows, and the recent movie Suicide Squad, everyone knows Harleen Quinzel, aka Harley Quinn. Harley Quinn started out working at a Gotham Hospital then as a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum. While working at Arkham she met the Clown Prince of Crime, the Joker. She instantly fell in love with the Joker breaking him out of Arkham Asylum. Harleen then changes her name to Harley Quinn and goes to the chemical plant that changed the Joker’s appearance and changes hers. With a new name and the infamous Joker at her side, does she gain Histrionic ...
Social Changes Promoted On Television, 2017 Western Kentucky University
Social Changes Promoted On Television, Avery Hoskins
English 100 & 200 Conference
No abstract provided.
Roasted: Coffee, Insult, Rhetoric, 2017 Western Kentucky University
Roasted: Coffee, Insult, Rhetoric, David Pharis Gifford
Masters Theses & Specialist Projects
While insult has been a frequent topic for rhetorical study in the past, little if any work has gone toward the formation of a systematic theory of insult. Karina Korostelina has proposed a theory of intergroup identity insults, which appears promising from a socio-cultural perspective. However, her theory does not address the particularly rhetorical characteristics of insults, preferring instead to analyze them with reference to their socio-historic context. While her theory proves sound under scrutiny, it does little to shed light on pejorative rhetoric as rhetoric.
In what follows, I would like to propose certain characteristics of pejorative rhetoric that ...
Self-Made Freak: The Exceptionalism Of General Tom Thumb, The Celebrity Body, And The American Dream, 2017 College of William and Mary
Self-Made Freak: The Exceptionalism Of General Tom Thumb, The Celebrity Body, And The American Dream, Megan Sonner
Undergraduate Honors Theses
This essay seeks to explore bodily difference’s cultural significance at a time when the freak show took center stage in the theater of American amusement, while modern American capitalism took shape from the Antebellum era to the Gilded Age. Why did the wedding of two freak show performers enrapture the nation? In seeing and talking about dwarf freak show performer General Tom Thumb (born Charles Stratton), Americans interrogated disability’s entanglement with American cultural identity, national unity, and the evolving relationship between individual body and capitalist economy. Thumb’s wedding operates as a pivotal moment in which American celebrity ...
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 4, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 4, Dick Wager, Toby Raymond, John Wyman, Virginia Benson, Peg Collins, Leslie Seagrave, Molly White, Duke Smith, Ed Stocker, John Saunders
Wager, Dick. "Collective Bargaining." Prose. 3-5.
Raymond, Toby. "Lochinvar Rides Again." Poetry. 6.
Wyman, John. "Lily of the Alley." Prose. 8-9.
Benson, Virginia. "Lost Cause." Prose. 10.
Collins, Peg. "The Curtain Falls." Prose. 11.
Dorsey, Ann. "Jack." Picture. 12.
Sulke, Jim. "Old Pete." Picture. 12.
Myers, Sue. "Jerry." Picture. 12.
Rosenthal, Joan. "Canadian Farmhouse." Picture. 13.
Deeds, Ed. "Mirror Lake." Picture. 13.
Peters, Doris. "Trees." Picture. 13.
Seagrave, Leslie. "Chinese Coins." Poetry. 14.
White, Molly. "Thoughts in the Rain." Poetry. 14.
Smith, Duke. "Keeping the Records Straight." Prose. 15.
Stocker, Ed. "Joe." Prose. 16-17.
Saunders, John. "Seven Year's Luck ...
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 3, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 3, Virginia Benson, Alison Phillips, Margaret Shields, Thelma Willett, Karl Eschman, Bob Maxwell, John Wyman, Dorothy Hart, Roger Reed, William Mather, John Hammer, Duke Smith, Edward Stransky, Leslie Seagrave
Benson, Virginia. "Rejected." Prose. 3.
Phillips, Alison. "Lure in April." Poetry. 6.
Shields, Margaret. "Wedding Morning." Prose. 7.
Willett, Thelma. "Ex Libris: G.K.W." Poetry. 8.
Benson, Virginia. "High Note." Poetry. 8.
Maxwell, Bob. "Discovery." Poetry. 8.
Eschman, Karl. "The Case for Modern Music." Prose. 8-9.
Wyman, John. "Dissonance." Prose. 10-11.
Hart, Dorothy. "The Origin of Memorial Day." Prose. 12.
Reed, Roger. "Notes on the Drama." Prose. 13.
Parker, Mab. "Black Girl." Picture. 14.
Mather, William. "The Pasquin." Prose. 15.
Hammer, John. "Over the Green Grass." Prose. 16.
Maxwell, Bob. "Genesis..." Poetry. 19.
Maxwell, Bob. "We Three." Poetry. 19 ...
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 2, 2017 Davidson College, University of Virginia
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 2, Danner Mahood, Mary Virginia Lay, Dorothy Card, John Kinney, Adela Beckham, Robert Bridge, Gordon Seagrave Md, David K. Chin, Charles Jones, Duke Smith, Dave Siegfried, Margaret Shields, Adela Beckham, Toby Raymond, Horace King
Mahood, Danner L. "War Sonnets." Poetry. 2.
Lenser, Eugene. "Landscape." Picture. 2.
Lay, Mary Virginia. "Damned Laughter." Prose. 3-4.
Card, Dorothy. "They Call It Love." Prose. 5.
Kinney, John. "Maestro." Prose. 7-9.
Anstaett, Joe. "Styleglance." Picture. 6.
Beckham, Adela. "Still the Echo." Poetry. 10.
Bridge, Robert. "Design for Life." Prose. 11.
Seagrave, Dr. Gordon. "Letter from Burma." Prose. 12-13.
Chin, David K. "To know their theatre is to know the Chinese people." Prose. 15.
Jones, Charles. "The Bookshelf." Prose. 16.
Smith, Duke. "Keeping the Records Straight." Prose. 17.
Beckham, Adela. "If Love Could Be." Prose. 19.
Raymond, Toby. "The Courtship ...
Portfolio Vol. Iii N 4, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. Iii N 4, Willie Moll, John Barrington, Arthur Ward Lindsey, John Stewart, Allison Phillips, Lindsey E. Yoxall, Adela Beckham, Brooks Fields, Dorothy Deane, Duke Smith, David Timrud
Moll, Willlie. "I Was in Kitchener Camp." Prose. 5-6.
Barrington, John. "The Pledging of Homer McGunk." Prose. 7-9.
Stewart, John. "In Time of Death." Prose. 10.
Lindsey, Arthur Ward. "Retrospect." Prose. 11-13.
Phillips, Allison. "Blue Moon." Poetry. 14.
Yoxall, Lindsey E. "Pro Patria." Prose. 15-16.
Beckham, Adela. "Wind--Dreams." Poetry. 18.
Fields, Brooks. "The Doctor Takes a Trip." Prose. 19-20.
Deane, Dorothy. "Review of New Books." Prose. 21.
Smith, Duke. "Review of New Recordings." Prose. 21.
Timrud, David. "Refugee." Prose. 22-23.
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 1, 2017 Denison University
Portfolio Vol. Iv N 1, Alison Phillips, John Hammer, Kenneth I. Brown, Mary Virginia Lay, Margaret Shields, Tom Rogers, Ira Price Iii, Betty Tinnerman, Virginia Benson, William Wilson, Leslie Seagrave, Bob Chester, Audrey Wurdmann, Joseph Auslander, Jean Koncana, David Timrud, Margaret Roach
Phillips, Alison. "Reflection." Poetry. 2.
Rood, John. "The Accused." Picture. 2.
Lay, Mary Virginia. "Irony." Poetry. 6.
Lay, Mary Virginia. "Not Know God?" Poetry. 6.
Shields, Margaret. "Hope." Poetry. 6.
Rogers, Tom. "Football and Education." Prose. 7.
Hammer, John. "Red?" Prose. 3-4.
Brown, Kenneth I. "The Christmas Guest." Prose. 5.
Price III, Ira. "Thomas Carlyle-Political Reactionary." Prose. 8-10.
Tinnerman, Betty. "Greater Love Hath No Man." Prose. 11.
Hall, Jim. "Gentlement--To Arms!" Prose. 12-13.
Benson, Virginia. "Drop That Hammer!" Prose. 14-15.
Wilson, William. "Thomas Wolfe--Volcano." Prose. 16.
Seagrave, Leslie. "Trelawney." Prose. 16.
Chester, Bob. "Keeping the Records Straight." Prose. 17.