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

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

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


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 ...


Too Cool, Lillian Margaret Cary 2019 University of Southern Maine

Too Cool, Lillian Margaret Cary

Stonecoast MFA

Too Cool is a collection of short stories and essays concerning a young woman’s experiences with relationships, and how they help shape the world around her. The body, foregrounded as metaphor, is threaded throughout each story and essay in the collection in the hopes that all readers will relate to the sometimes un-relatable. Both in fiction and non-fiction, these pieces explore heartbreak, friendship and the human need for connection. The stories and essays are written in a minimalist style to emphasize that what is written is just as important as the information that has been left out, and their ...


Time Away, Loren Hart Francis 2019 University of Southern Maine

Time Away, Loren Hart Francis

Stonecoast MFA

Loren Francis planted himself squarely into his life in 2008, and looked around from there, trying to remember what the view was like from then: a time of building, music, creativity and expansiveness followed by an accident, panic attacks, and the deep rout of alcohol and drug addiction. He picks up the threads, tugging on them and letting them take him where they would back through his family tree to his Irish farmer grandparents on his mother’s side, and his British and Lebanese grandparents on his father’s. Music, addiction, family and entrepreneurism all play a salient part in ...


On The Death Of Travel Writing, Caleb L. González 2019 Colorado State University - Fort Collins

On The Death Of Travel Writing, Caleb L. González

Toyon Literary Magazine

N/A


Yes, Girls Too, Asha Galindo 2019 Humboldt State University

Yes, Girls Too, Asha Galindo

Toyon Literary Magazine

English 314


Adhd And The Deficit Of Knowing: What?, Katie N. Schenk 2019 Kansas State University

Adhd And The Deficit Of Knowing: What?, Katie N. Schenk

Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

This research-based essay explores the author’s experience with ADHD, as the essay’s formatting and usage of space evolves into a visual representation of the ADHD mind and questions the human capacity to identify, label, and differentiate inaccessible experiences. The common, often misinformed understanding of ADHD is disputed through in depth analyses of various brain functions. In particular, the atypical development of the executive functions housed in the ADHD person’s frontal lobe are explored through both contemporary research and personal experience, which are variously compared and contrasted to the supposed neurotypical experience. Consideration of ADHD’s lifelong stigma ...


Humankind: A Perspective Collection, Madison Larimore 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Humankind: A Perspective Collection, Madison Larimore

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

HumanKind, an ongoing project that began with FUSE funding, preserves diverse perspectives and addresses the empathy deficit in the form of creative nonfiction profiles. Profiles are an ideal, underused form for promoting empathy and establishing contact points across differences. Traditionally, profiles are written about celebrities or people of established public interest, but this oral presentation will present a collection of multimodal profiles written from the perspectives of fifteen everyday students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from diverse backgrounds. Each profile is based on the answers the students provided during an extensive interview of over 100 questions about what ...


Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang 2019 Dartmouth College

Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


The American Dream As A Cultural Movement, Thomas W. Raskay 2018 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

The American Dream As A Cultural Movement, Thomas W. Raskay

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

This piece investigates the relationship between the American Dream and automobility through a generational lens, assessing cultural change in each renewal of the American Dream. Comparing generations of Americans exploring and reforming cultural space reveals evidence of the American Dream as a tendency for generations to expand to new frontiers balanced by a duty to reform current social space. Automobility multiplies Americans’ options for exploration and explodes the rate at which modern generations engage with different spaces. Now that automobility is routine, Millenials have expanded to the new social space frontier in cyberspace, but a limitless frontier may disrupt the ...


Westview: Vol. 34, Iss. 2 (Winter 2018), Westview Staff 2018 Westview Staff

Westview: Vol. 34, Iss. 2 (Winter 2018), Westview Staff

Westview

No abstract provided.


Contributors, Westview Staff 2018 Westview Staff

Contributors, Westview Staff

Westview

No abstract provided.


Heterochromia, John Tavares 2018 York University

Heterochromia, John Tavares

Westview

This short fiction, with a dystopic vision, is set in a future Toronto, devastated by social unrest and a nuclear disaster, while the action of the story explores a retired librarian’s conflict with a repressive censorship authority.


Stitch-By-Stitch, Katacha Diaz 2018 University of California, Davis (retired researcher)

Stitch-By-Stitch, Katacha Diaz

Westview

Many years ago while on vacation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I decided to take an early morning stroll in the city’s art district.


For Joe Conley, Ike Godsey On The Waltons 1928-2013, David Vancil 2018 Indiana State University

For Joe Conley, Ike Godsey On The Waltons 1928-2013, David Vancil

Westview

In your favorite episode, you are past your prime


In The Pacific: A Wwii Photograph, David Vancil 2018 Indiana State University

In The Pacific: A Wwii Photograph, David Vancil

Westview

In the black and white snapshot, my father and my uncle, sweaty from volleyball, stand side-by-side


My Father's Wars, Sheila A. Murphy 2018 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

My Father's Wars, Sheila A. Murphy

Westview

Longer now than sixty years ago, dying in a veterans’ hospital, committed by my mother


Petticoat In The Navy: My Mother's War, Sheila A. Murphy 2018 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Petticoat In The Navy: My Mother's War, Sheila A. Murphy

Westview

In 1918 Julia Lehan, age nineteen, lives in Roxbury


Qwerty, James E. Fowler 2018 Univ. of Central Arkansas

Qwerty, James E. Fowler

Westview

What you’ve seen but can’t place, always overlooking


Well Of Despair, Sarah Brown Weitzman 2018 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Well Of Despair, Sarah Brown Weitzman

Westview

As a follow up to that classic


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