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Anthem: A Reflection On Goodness And What It Means To Be Catholic, Alyx Staiano 2017 University of Wyoming

Anthem: A Reflection On Goodness And What It Means To Be Catholic, Alyx Staiano

Honors Theses AY 16/17

This project is a non-fiction creative writing piece that involves my struggle to define the meaning of being “good” and to ultimately find peace in the way that I practice my Catholic religion. The research included many autobiographies of religious figures and a guide to writing personal essays. These books showed me how others have approached this topic in the past and gave me guidance in how to format this personal essay. The non-fiction personal essay genre includes the elements of a conversational tone, honesty, and self-discovery. I used these elements in telling my story to express my struggles in ...


Dance, Er, Ethan Alexander Munson 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dance, Er, Ethan Alexander Munson

Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research: Department of English

Dancer, Er, by E. Alexander Munson, is a personal account of an extraordinary journey through names and how we find home within them; the narrator struggles with his identity as family, language, asthma, hero arches, hero complexes, and dreams that turn into nightmares, all spiral together to create an unparalleled trip through the social and reclusive construction of this Wanna-be-Wolf, and/or the collective unconscious run rampant. There remains a question as to whether the dreams described have been random manifestations of the ego or messages from something more on the spiritual side of things. But as the narrator explores ...


Sloppy Joes And Carebears, Nathan Elliot Harris 2017 Cedarville University

Sloppy Joes And Carebears, Nathan Elliot Harris

Cedarville Review

A comedic recounting of a memory emblazoning the idea of shame into a young boy's mind.


Phone Home, Alyssa A. Cody 2017 Cedarville University

Phone Home, Alyssa A. Cody

Cedarville Review

This picture brings it back to a simpler time where around the corner there would be a phone booth.


Editors' Foreword - A Christian Response To Art And Literature: A Very Short Guide To Images And Texts, 2017 Cedarville University

Editors' Foreword - A Christian Response To Art And Literature: A Very Short Guide To Images And Texts

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


When I Try, It Takes Me Several Times Before My Hands Are Tight Enough, Sharon R. Tapia 2017 Cedarville University

When I Try, It Takes Me Several Times Before My Hands Are Tight Enough, Sharon R. Tapia

Cedarville Review

In this piece of creative nonfiction I describe a piece of my family. "When I Try, It Takes Me Several Times Before My Hands Are Tight Enough" is about my dad teaching me to whistle through my hands.


On My Acquisition Of Jade Elephants, Adrienne M. Krater 2017 Cedarville University

On My Acquisition Of Jade Elephants, Adrienne M. Krater

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


The Promethean, The Velvet Night (2016-2017), English Department 2017 Concordia University - Portland

The Promethean, The Velvet Night (2016-2017), English Department

The Promethean

No abstract provided.


Nature Watch: It's Spring, Gregory Hutzell 2017 Concordia University - Portland

Nature Watch: It's Spring, Gregory Hutzell

The Promethean

No abstract provided.


Tygr 2017: Student Art And Literary Magazine, Brianna Rose, Luke Jungermann, William Greiner, Jill Forrestal 2017 Olivet Nazarene University

Tygr 2017: Student Art And Literary Magazine, Brianna Rose, Luke Jungermann, William Greiner, Jill Forrestal

TYGR: student art and literary magazine

TYGR is the student art and literary magazine for Olivet Nazarene University

Theme: Vision.

[Historical Muse] The Tyger -- William Blake, p. iii.


Hollywood, The Media, And The Alteration Of Image In The 1940s, Sean M. Conrad 2017 Pepperdine University

Hollywood, The Media, And The Alteration Of Image In The 1940s, Sean M. Conrad

Seaver College Research And Scholarly Achievement Symposium

I am currently writing a feature-length screenplay entitled Klara based on true events and people surrounding the rise of Nazi Germany and the exile of Jewish-German intellectuals to America during 1933-1945. The narrative is grounded in the work of the European Film Fund (1938-1948), the Paul Kohner Talent Agency, and the various agents of propaganda at work both in Nazi Germany and America during this time period. Through my research I hope to explicate how Jewish-German exile in America influenced not only those exiled, but also the burgeoning American film industry and how the cross-cultural intersection of media propaganda, both ...


Sameena Mustafa Interview, Uyanga Chinzorig 2017 DePaul University

Sameena Mustafa Interview, Uyanga Chinzorig

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Bio: Sameena Mustafa is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer named in the Chicago Reader’s Best of Chicago 2016 issue. She has been featured in videos by The Onion and performed on world-famous stages like the Laugh Factory and Biograph Theater. A Northwestern University graduate, Sameena is a sought-after speaker and host, praised for founding Simmer Brown, a comedy showcase featured in the Chicago Sun-Times and Redeye Chicago.


A Visit To The Doctor: Preparation For Activism, Simone Watson 2017 University of Rhode Island

A Visit To The Doctor: Preparation For Activism, Simone Watson

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


Sitting In The Bush, Or Deliberate Idleness, Sylvia Bowerbank 2017 McMaster University

Sitting In The Bush, Or Deliberate Idleness, Sylvia Bowerbank

The Goose

In this essay, Sylvia Bowerbank describes wandering with her two dogs on her land on the edge of Beverly Swamp in Southern Ontario in an effort to cultivate Green habits and attitudes in her daily life.


Autumn’S Fragrant Afterthought, Suzanne Stewart 2017 St. Francis Xavier University

Autumn’S Fragrant Afterthought, Suzanne Stewart

The Goose

This creative nonfiction essay is an excerpt from a book length study that I have recently completed on the seasons. My manuscript was inspired by the Medieval Book of Hours, particularly its Labours of the Months calendar. This essay is a portrait of November. My setting is northeastern Nova Scotia, where the Medieval model of agrarian labour is still remarkably preserved. The essay is also a reflection on time: the rhythmic, seasonal flow that counters the accelerated pace of modern, urbanized life.


Constructing A Sociological Biography: A Surprisingly Complex Autobiographical Practice, Sara Louise Wheeler 2017 Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Bangor University

Constructing A Sociological Biography: A Surprisingly Complex Autobiographical Practice, Sara Louise Wheeler

The Qualitative Report

Biographical statements are an important part of impressions management in the academic milieu. These statements provide an online presence, accompany our academic products, and represent us in the academy. This becomes a high stakes activity, which can be quite anxiety provoking. As a qualitative sociologist with a particular interest in auto/ biography, producing such a statement really ought to be easy - putting into words: who I am, what I do, and where I am currently located. However, writing sociological biographies requires a fine balance, particularly during the early career phase, when we may be juggling projects, research directions and institutions ...


Gas Lamps, laura wilde 2017 Claremont Graduate University

Gas Lamps, Laura Wilde

CGU MFA Theses

My work investigates the role and dynamic of society, culture, and familial influence on the masculinity and femininity within our individuality. It specifically deals with my on going discovery of the masculine side of my personality, and how the feminine roll is influenced, or not influenced, by this. I have been applying Jungian psychology and the theory of individuation, archetypes, and so forth, to my process. I have made several bodies of work in a quest to understand the fundamental roles that femininity and masculinity have affected my choices and individual understanding. Documenting old and new relationships, I make puppets ...


Behind The Stars, Tiffani D. Lawrence 2017 Kansas State University

Behind The Stars, Tiffani D. Lawrence

Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

From the perspective of the author, “Behind the Stars,” takes a meditative look at ancient Inca astronomy and the culture surrounding both the sky and the idea of darkness. A research-based, creative nonfiction essay in which the author explores the history of an Andean rainforest, the people that used to inhabit it, and the constellations above it. Two types of constellations are discussed from a vantage point near the equator – both light-based constellations and the dark constellations specific to the Inca and Quechua cultures. This essay examines the role of astronomy in the Incas’ everyday life and culture, while viewing ...


Cultivating Culture: Youth Food Movement In The Taos Pueblo Native American Community, Jordan C. Thomas 2017 Kansas State University

Cultivating Culture: Youth Food Movement In The Taos Pueblo Native American Community, Jordan C. Thomas

Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

A large number of studies have emerged in recent years regarding the social effects of local food systems. They have been shown to bolster local economies, increase general health, and even decrease crime rates. This study analyzes the effect of local food systems in the Taos Pueblo community, and how and why they create positive farming ideologies. A proposed covert effect may correlate to developments of positive ideologies towards native heritage, which would imply that local food systems can help to preserve indigenous language and culture. To study these trends I moved to Taos, New Mexico with my research partner ...


16, Dan McQuillan 2017 Norwich University

16, Dan Mcquillan

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

This 15 word poem suggests that the reader count the words of the poem. Since every line has half as many words as the previous line, and since the poem urges the reader to keep counting forever, one imagines a total of 16 words.


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