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Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook 2019 Dartmouth College

Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook

HUMBUG

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The Caged Bird Still Sings: The Poetics Of Peace, Sofia Diane Skavdahl 2019 University of San Francisco

The Caged Bird Still Sings: The Poetics Of Peace, Sofia Diane Skavdahl

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Although poetry has been used as a method of peacemaking since Homer’s Iliad, little research, theory, or analysis has been done evaluating precisely what role poetry holds in the realms of peacemaking and conflict resolution. Poetry, along with other arts-based practices of peacemaking, is beneficial because of its ability to encourage personal autonomy and emotional communication, while offering an open and creative space to heal from violent conflict. In terms of the arts, poetry is especially unique because it holds the ability to transform relationships between adversaries and the relationship with the self. This paper seeks to analyze both ...


A Literature Review On Substance Related Grief And Expressive Art Therapy Support Groups, Holly N. St. Cyr 2019 Lesley University

A Literature Review On Substance Related Grief And Expressive Art Therapy Support Groups, Holly N. St. Cyr

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

In the year of 2017, 18.7 million Americans aged 18 years or older were reported to have a substance use disorder and the pervasiveness of substance related deaths escalated (McCance- Katz, 2017). Researchers have examined how grief experienced by substance users and their loved ones is often disenfranchised by social stigmatization, loss of support, and feelings of regret, blame, humiliation, and shame. According to Valentine, Bauld, and Walter, (2016) “bereavement following a drug or alcohol related death has been largely neglected in research and service provision, despite its global prevalence and potentially devastating consequences for those concerned,” (p. 283 ...


The Role Of Meaning Making In Expressive Writing And Adults With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Literature Review., Leah Kennedy Rose 2019 Lesley University

The Role Of Meaning Making In Expressive Writing And Adults With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Literature Review., Leah Kennedy Rose

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

This literature review examines the positive impact that expressive writing can have on adults who have experienced a traumatic event and are suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Expressive writing can take a number of different forms and falls under the category of expressive arts therapy. When used in addition to traditional psychotherapy and, if necessary, psychotropic medications, expressive writing can be an effective treatment method for adults with PTSD. Despite an initial increase in negative affect arousal, engaging in an expressive writing intervention can result in numerous improvements in physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By facilitating the meaning-making process ...


Mad Girl, Brittany J. Barron 2019 Georgia College and State University

Mad Girl, Brittany J. Barron

Poetry MFA Theses

This is a poetry collection by Brittany J. Barron.


Living The All-American Dream, Emma Franklin 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Living The All-American Dream, Emma Franklin

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

This creative compilation includes a critical book review, assessed through an autobiographical lens with narrative commentary; a personal essay set in early childhood; and a second personal essay from the young adulthood perspective. The critical book review is influenced by creative non-fiction pedagogy, personal experiences, and texts assigned in English 4820: Autobiography. The objective is to recognize writing moves within the memoir genre and apply them to the subsequent two personal essays, which are sections of a potential full-length piece. Much of the preliminary work for this composition has been an ongoing process of reading, learning, and applying techniques from ...


An Ode To The Imperfections, Alexandra P. Schaffer 2019 Otterbein University

An Ode To The Imperfections, Alexandra P. Schaffer

Distinction Papers

I first became fascinated with the personal essay when I read Tina Fey’s autobiography, Bossypants. I become so immersed in her writing because of how much I related to it. Like me, Fey is of Greek and German descent. Little details like this resonated with me along with a number of other characteristics we both shared, such as our shared love for self-deprecating humor. I fell in love with her stories, because although they were specific to her, they still connected to my own life. Her essays made me feel something, and they also helped me realize that I ...


Advocating For The Use Of Poetry And Mixed Media Work In Analytic Processes, Jason D. DeHart 2019 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Advocating For The Use Of Poetry And Mixed Media Work In Analytic Processes, Jason D. Dehart

The Qualitative Report

As part of my analytical process of looking at data collected from a pilot study on the use of film in the classroom, I discovered that I had the space to engage in a creative analysis process. In this article, I propose that creative methods be employed when analyzing data. An arts-based approach to research (Barone & Eisner, 1997) led to two creative products for my research: Poetry, which has been used with research in the past (Cahnmann, 2003; McCullis, 2013) and mixed media. This article explores relevant literature about integrating poetry and other arts into analysis and serves to advocate for an arts-based process when trying to understand and represent study data.


The Hunger Games Are Playing On Loop— And I Am Tired Of Watching, Brianna R. Burke 2019 Iowa State University

The Hunger Games Are Playing On Loop— And I Am Tired Of Watching, Brianna R. Burke

Brianna R. Burke

Say you wanted to take over the world—how would you do it? Let’s agree it looks much like the world we live in today, where some countries hold inordinate power over the lives of people in others; where global systematic racism, the shameful legacy of colonization and imperialism, has contrived to keep many humans poor and struggling. Now, let’s add climate change to that picture. How would you take over the world as landmasses slip underwater due to rising ocean levels, storms become more and more destructive, droughts decimate the agricultural stability of multiple countries (like in ...


The Last Movie Night, Treyvion Jones 2019 Lincoln University, Jefferson City Missouri

The Last Movie Night, Treyvion Jones

Show Your Stripes Research and Creative Showcase

This is a love story gone wrong a tragedy ending. but the most important thing is the movies that you will come across during my peace. I hope you guys enjoy my work. Hope to see you soon. Movie Night will blow your mind with the black movies that are featured.


When The Party's Over, Sophie Harris 2019 Furman University

When The Party's Over, Sophie Harris

The Echo

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Maybe It's Better That Way, Ren Zimmerman 2019 Furman University

Maybe It's Better That Way, Ren Zimmerman

The Echo

No abstract provided.


The Lampshade, Evan Myers 2019 Furman University

The Lampshade, Evan Myers

The Echo

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Blush, Gabby Villagran 2019 Furman University

Blush, Gabby Villagran

The Echo

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Lipstick, Gabby Villagran 2019 Furman University

Lipstick, Gabby Villagran

The Echo

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Front Porch Dolor, Sarah Miller 2019 Furman University

Front Porch Dolor, Sarah Miller

The Echo

No abstract provided.


Tree Terrain, Caroline Bass 2019 Furman University

Tree Terrain, Caroline Bass

The Echo

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In This World There Are Many Living Things And Lots Of Dead Things Too, Paul Bryant 2019 Furman University

In This World There Are Many Living Things And Lots Of Dead Things Too, Paul Bryant

The Echo

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Trash Bucket, Mary Shelley Reid 2019 Furman University

Trash Bucket, Mary Shelley Reid

The Echo

No abstract provided.


Out Fishing, Sarah Miller 2019 Furman University

Out Fishing, Sarah Miller

The Echo

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