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Lady: Bug, James E. Fowler 2018 University of Central Arkansas

Lady: Bug, James E. Fowler

Westview

Tired of buzzing humdrum, she gaped.


Rebellion And Change On The Road, Natalie Rude 2018 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Rebellion And Change On The Road, Natalie Rude

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article talks about rebellion, which has always been a prominent piece of American history, but it has always been associated with world changing events. Rebellion is an action that is anything, regardless of size, that is out of the ordinary that results in personal change while on the road. Unfortunately, Rebellion on the road is gendered, meaning that while men can rebel and change wherever they wish, women can only rebel on the road, and all the personal changes women make disappear as soon as they leave the road. This is largely due to the social spaces constructed by ...


Meera Atkinson. The Poetics Of Transgenerational Trauma. Bloomsbury, 2017., Katie Lally 2018 University of California, Santa Cruz

Meera Atkinson. The Poetics Of Transgenerational Trauma. Bloomsbury, 2017., Katie Lally

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Meera Atkinson. The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma. Bloomsbury, 2017.


Society's Perpetuation Of Oppression, Julianne Hewitt 2018 Kutztown University

Society's Perpetuation Of Oppression, Julianne Hewitt

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

No abstract provided.


A Genealogy Of Self-Development In Modern America, Kelsey M. Binder 2018 Kutztown University

A Genealogy Of Self-Development In Modern America, Kelsey M. Binder

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article offers a hypothetical conversation between various authors and creators who have embarked on progressive self-development journeys under the influence of a shared society that intermittently embraces and rejects the structures of the American Dream. While examining the instinctive human motives that cause the radical decision to actualize one’s life, this paper attempts to bridge the psychology of the desire for personal growth to our influential cultural landscape. It explores and analyzes the self-development journeys of individuals such as William Least Heat-Moon and Chris McCandless, as well as the recent message of self-development found in a cinematic pop ...


Dreamland, Corey Hashimoto 2018 University of San Francisco

Dreamland, Corey Hashimoto

Corey Hashimoto

Set eight years after three United States Marines return home from Iraq,
Dreamland explores the effect their experience has on their relationships with
their loved ones and each other. The novel focuses on the reverberating effects a
single event during the second assault on Fallujah has on three remaining
members of a doomed assignment—a drug addict, a depressed artist, and an
anxiety-stricken father —each dealing with their trauma differently. Though all
three are on a path of self-destruction, Dreamland examines the toxic power of
isolation and the redemptive quality of shared purpose.


The Friendly Crocodile, Katia Karadjova, Emily Fernandes, Lilianet Brintrup 2018 Humboldt State University

The Friendly Crocodile, Katia Karadjova, Emily Fernandes, Lilianet Brintrup

Fiction and Poetry

The Friendly Crocodile loved to show off his big toothy smile.......But his marsh friends didn’t know it was friendly! What can he do to keep his friends around?

Al cocodrilo amigable le encantaba mostrar su gran sonrisa de enormes dientes, pero sus amigos del pantano no sabían que era amigable.
¿Qué podrá hacer para mantener cerca a sus amigos?


Society's Perpetuation Of Oppression, Julianne Hewitt 2018 Kutztown University

Society's Perpetuation Of Oppression, Julianne Hewitt

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

The American dream was idealistically envisioned for all members of a society until some members decided to make it unachievable for select groups. It became unachievable through means of oppressing to maintain control and have no competition in regards to achievement. Oppression of various groups of individuals begins internally on a psychological level. It becomes external when the masses of society all hold a racial or gender discriminatory view and make decisions based upon that. Groups that were deemed restricted have to deal with barriers within social mobility and formal legalities such as laws specifically geared towards them. Major groups ...


Mislabeled Muses, Deborah L. Dougherty 2018 Kutztown University

Mislabeled Muses, Deborah L. Dougherty

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

The women of the Beat generation are important artistic contributors to consider when analyzing the Beat movement. Through lives of Carolyn Cassady, Diane Di Prima, and Joan Vollmer Adams Burroughs a different experience to the Beat scene is revealed. Providing a brief but introspective analysis of three women essential to the Beat movement, this article presents a new perspective to consider when analyzing the artistic contributions and lives of the Beatnik women throughout the Beat era.


Culture Of Modern American Theology, Evan Colon 2018 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Culture Of Modern American Theology, Evan Colon

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This paper examines literature to determine how travel reshapes the culture of spiritual seeking in the United States from the early 1800s to the modern era. As travel evolved, the experience of travel has changed over time and the reshaping of American culture reflects the impact travel can have in a region. This paper also analyzes the roles of Christian missionaries and Evangelists in reshaping the culture of spiritual seeking in America and it analyzes the spiritual experience that is recognized by both atheistic and theistic travelers.


The Perspective Of Place And Landscape, Dylan Langschwager 2018 Kutztown University

The Perspective Of Place And Landscape, Dylan Langschwager

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

The topic of Subjective vs. Objective has a broad connotation across a multitude of different works that can be viewed as abstract due to it's broad, but rooted nature within this work.


A Genealogy Of Self-Development In Modern America: Influences Of The American Dream, Kelsey M. Binder 2018 Kutztown University

A Genealogy Of Self-Development In Modern America: Influences Of The American Dream, Kelsey M. Binder

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article offers a hypothetical conversation between various authors and creators who have embarked on progressive self-development journeys under the influence of a shared society that intermittently embraces and rejects the structures of the American Dream. While examining the instinctive human motives that cause the radical decision to actualize one’s life, this paper attempts to bridge the psychology of the desire for personal growth to our influential cultural landscape. It explores and analyzes the self-development journeys of individuals such as William Least Heat-Moon and Chris McCandless, as well as the recent message of self-development found in a cinematic pop ...


Tourism And Nationalism In America, Derick J. Knox 2018 Kutztown University

Tourism And Nationalism In America, Derick J. Knox

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

Travel has been regarded as not only a vacation but also a learning experience and for many Americans a process of familiarizing oneself with the history of their country. Technological advancements introduced means of mobility that allowed people to indulge in America’s culture and history. The 20th Century was a turbulent era accompanied by industrialization and an increase in nationalism. Tourist marketing had strategically mapped routes to showcase the highest points in American culture while ignoring some controversial narratives. Once travel became mediated by tourism in the 20th century it lost some elements of freedom and adventure, instead becoming ...


If He Can Do It, Why Can’T I?: Women’S Struggles Into Early Automobility, Emily Schlegel 2018 Kutztown University

If He Can Do It, Why Can’T I?: Women’S Struggles Into Early Automobility, Emily Schlegel

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

No abstract provided.


Bunny In A Box (And Other Objects), Isabelle P. Blank, Katherine M. Carithers, Kevin J. Donohue 2018 Dartmouth College

Bunny In A Box (And Other Objects), Isabelle P. Blank, Katherine M. Carithers, Kevin J. Donohue

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Hope & Trust Word Association, Caroline E. Cook, Kevin J. Donohue 2018 Dartmouth College

Hope & Trust Word Association, Caroline E. Cook, Kevin J. Donohue

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Round Robin, Spring, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook, Kevin J. Donohue, Madeleine R. Waters 2018 Dartmouth College

Round Robin, Spring, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook, Kevin J. Donohue, Madeleine R. Waters

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Loss Word Association, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline Cook 2018 Dartmouth College

Loss Word Association, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline Cook

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Commonthought (2018), Commonthought Staff 2018 Lesley University

Commonthought (2018), Commonthought Staff

Commonthought

This issue features works created by Lesley University students and covers a broad range of topics. The work itself crosses many disciplines from creative writing to visual arts.


The New Hearth: The Creation Of A Mobile Space, James C. Mangum 2018 Kutztown University

The New Hearth: The Creation Of A Mobile Space, James C. Mangum

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

The New Hearth: The creation of a Mobile Space

Mangum, James. Kutztown University, (4 December 2018).

This analysis offers an insightful look into an aspect of travel and modernity that has gone seemingly unnoticed in the culture of American Mobility. As a social product space is created to serve the function of something integral in society. Working individuals need offices for example, students need schools, and citizens need residences. These are created spaces of society that intersect the realities of life, and an automobile is how we get to and from these spaces. Modernity has allowed us to stretch the ...


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