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One Man's Journey With Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley 2014 SelectedWorks

One Man's Journey With Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley

Rodney E Langley

The Celt had come to America and lived in harmony with Natives, Foreign nations either traded peacefully with Americans, or fought fruitless battles. Rules for life in America were enforced by Nature's Laws,you live in harmony, or die.


Motherless Women Writers: The Affect On Plot And Character In The Brontë Sisters’ Novels, Laci J. Baker 2014 East Tennessee State University

Motherless Women Writers: The Affect On Plot And Character In The Brontë Sisters’ Novels, Laci J. Baker

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Through the use of biographical materials, and three selected works from Charlotte, Anne, and Emily Bronte, parallels were found between their lives, character design, and the plot of their works. The lack of a mother figure in the lives of the Bronte sisters caused their upbringing to differ from that of other children, and as a result influenced their perspective of the world. Motherless female characters were found in each of the three novels by the Bronte sisters and in each instance commonalities were shared with the author of the work, to a degree that indicates that the lives that ...


Setting As Character In Dickens And Dostoevsky, Allegra Wozniak 2014 Lake Forest College

Setting As Character In Dickens And Dostoevsky, Allegra Wozniak

First-Year Writing Contest

No abstract provided.


Popular Depression: How Literature Is Affecting The Female Image, Samantha Bloodworth 2014 Georgia State University

Popular Depression: How Literature Is Affecting The Female Image, Samantha Bloodworth

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


African American English, Slang, Dialect, And Hip-Hop Jargon, rodney k. odom n/a 2014 Georgia State University

African American English, Slang, Dialect, And Hip-Hop Jargon, Rodney K. Odom N/A

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


“Gender Flip-Flopping In Hitchcock”: A Closer Look At Rear Window, Vertigo And Psycho, Nicole A. Motahari 2014 Georgia State University

“Gender Flip-Flopping In Hitchcock”: A Closer Look At Rear Window, Vertigo And Psycho, Nicole A. Motahari

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Wordsworth And Industrialization In 1833, Crystal Turner 2014 Georgia State University

Wordsworth And Industrialization In 1833, Crystal Turner

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Slang Or Nah?, Faith Booker 2014 Georgia State University

Slang Or Nah?, Faith Booker

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


"To Love The Stranger, To Love Solitude—": Feelings Of Otherness And Isolation In Adrienne Rich's “Yom Kippur 1984”, Lydia Wells 2014 Lake Forest College

"To Love The Stranger, To Love Solitude—": Feelings Of Otherness And Isolation In Adrienne Rich's “Yom Kippur 1984”, Lydia Wells

Steven Galovich Memorial Student Symposium

This paper, written for ENGL 346: Jewish American Literature, aims to explore the concept of the “Other” in Adrienne Rich’s poetry. Rich, who was an active feminist, gay rights supporter, and proponent of Judaism, encountered feelings of hostility and isolation from the larger mainstream culture throughout her life. Her poem “Yom Kippur 1984” ruminates on these issues, exploring the complex relationship between groups of different people. The paper explores the concept of ostracism and addresses such themes as loneliness, solitude, isolation, otherness, and belonging within the larger context of the Jewish community.


Out Of Bounds: Contemporary English Studies, University of North Florida 2014 University of North Florida

Out Of Bounds: Contemporary English Studies, University Of North Florida

English Graduate Organization

No abstract provided.


Best Integrated Writing 2014 - Complete Edition, 2014 Wright State University

Best Integrated Writing 2014 - Complete Edition

Best Integrated Writing

Best Integrated Writing includes excellent student writing from Integrated Writing courses taught at Wright State University. The journal is published annually by the Wright State University Department of English Language and Literatures.


Reading Through Madness: Counter-Psychiatric Epistemologies And The Biopolitics Of (In)Sanity In Post-World War Ii Anglo Atlantic Women's Narratives, PhebeAnn M. Wolframe 2014 McMaster University

Reading Through Madness: Counter-Psychiatric Epistemologies And The Biopolitics Of (In)Sanity In Post-World War Ii Anglo Atlantic Women's Narratives, Phebeann M. Wolframe

Open Access Dissertations and Theses

In my dissertation, I advance an interpretive perspective that emerges from the politics of the Mad Movement (also known as the Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/Ex-patient Movement). This movement began in the 1970s in response to patient abuses in the psychiatric system and continues today in various forms. I argue that literary studies, which often reads madness in the reductive terms of psychiatric diagnosis or which renders madness as metaphor, would benefit from mad perspectives; likewise, literary studies has much to offer the nascent field of Mad(ness) Studies in terms of methods for locating the discursive conditions of madness’ emergence ...


Here, There, And In Between: Travel As Metaphor In Mixed Race Narratives Of The Harlem Renaissance, Colin Enriquez 2014 SelectedWorks

Here, There, And In Between: Travel As Metaphor In Mixed Race Narratives Of The Harlem Renaissance, Colin Enriquez

Colin Enriquez

Created to comment on Antebellum and Reconstruction literature, the tragic mulatto concept is habitually applied to eras beyond the 19th century. After the turn of the century, the tragic mulatto has become an end rather than a means to questioning racist and abolitionist agendas. Rejecting the pathetic, selfish, and self-destructive traits inscribed by the tragic mulatto label, this dissertation uses geographic, cultural, and racial boundary crossing to theorize a rereading of the mixed race character of Harlem Renaissance literature. Focusing on instances of train, automobile, and boat travel, the study establishes a distinct relationship between the character, transportation, and technology ...


The Beauty And The Barrister: Gender Roles, Madness, And The Basis For Identity In Lady Audley's Secret, Corey Hayes 2014 Liberty University

The Beauty And The Barrister: Gender Roles, Madness, And The Basis For Identity In Lady Audley's Secret, Corey Hayes

Senior Honors Theses

This thesis examines the concept of identity in the novel Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. In the mid to late Victorian period, self-definition was strongly tied to gender roles. Men were expected to be mentally active, physical strong, and morally guiding leaders of society, and women were to be their passive, pious, domestically minded followers. These expectations for behavior were so strong that those breaking them were in danger of being considered insane. In Braddon’s novel, the behavior of most characters does not align with the expectations for their gender. The exception is Lady Audley, the ...


R. Crumb’S The Book Of Genesis Illustrated: Biblical Narrative And The Impact Of Illustration, Liza A. Borders 2014 Liberty University

R. Crumb’S The Book Of Genesis Illustrated: Biblical Narrative And The Impact Of Illustration, Liza A. Borders

Senior Honors Theses

An artist known for his sexually charged, grotesque art joins with the sacred text of the Bible’s Genesis in R. Crumb’s The Book of Genesis Illustrated. An academic approach to the graphic novel recognizes the depth of meaning the art develops through the story. The intriguing facial expressions within Crumb’s book call into question the motives of the active participants within the narrative of Noah and the infamous floating zoo. Deviant from a Christian view of the Bible, Crumb disputes the honor of Scripture and perpetuates his typical social satire though he uses a biblical text. Reflecting ...


Theological Creative Nonfiction: Christian Literature For Christian Life, Elizabeth R. Hurt 2014 Liberty University

Theological Creative Nonfiction: Christian Literature For Christian Life, Elizabeth R. Hurt

Senior Honors Theses

Since the Christian worldview is composed of more than theoretical truth, Christian literature should reflect these other aspects, such as how that truth is applied in the lives of the saints. Furthermore, the praxis element of worldview is reflected in literature more naturally in narrative genres than in more expository writings like systematic theology. Narrative genres mirror the complex, temporal way a person lives his life, and because of this are able to show how objective truth is applied in subjective situations. For this reason, Christians need contemporary writing that reflects the process of everyday Christian living to offer a ...


Virginia Woolf And The War Of Self-Expression: The Great War And The Space-Time Continuum In Mrs. Dalloway And To The Lighthouse, Kathleen S. Hoffman '14 2014 Gettysburg College

Virginia Woolf And The War Of Self-Expression: The Great War And The Space-Time Continuum In Mrs. Dalloway And To The Lighthouse, Kathleen S. Hoffman '14

Student Publications

While many consider Virginia Woolf to be one of the leading Modernist writers in the English artistic avant-garde movement, few take into consideration the challenges which she faced as she created some of her most critically acclaimed work. In this study I investigate the manifestation of both the Great War and an advanced understanding of the space-time continuum in Virginia Woolf’s personal understanding of the struggle with self-expression. I chose these two subjects of study because the destructiveness of the Great War forced an entire culture to face the inhumanity of mankind while an advanced understanding of space and ...


Milton And The Mouse: Was Paradise Lost Lovingly Ripped Off?, Andrew Arben Snider 2014 University of North Georgia

Milton And The Mouse: Was Paradise Lost Lovingly Ripped Off?, Andrew Arben Snider

University of North Georgia Annual Research Conference

A demon parade? Ghouls running amuck? A battle between good and evil? Are these scenes from an epic piece of literary masterpiece or a cartoon drawn to the sounds of classic music? The answer to this question is simple: both. Milton has created a beautiful retelling of the first chapter of the bible answering what really happened between God and Satan, and why there is a war waging between good and evil. There is another retelling of a battle between a satanic figure named Chernabog, and the power of good. This retelling can be found in Disney’s Fantasia within ...


Multiple Generations In Today’S Workplace, Nicole Ritter 2014 Wright State University

Multiple Generations In Today’S Workplace, Nicole Ritter

Best Integrated Writing

Nicole Ritter explores how to manage differences between Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X’ers, and Millennials in the workplace in this essay written for MGT 3110: Business Ethics & Leadership Development, taught by Mrs. Donna Back at Wright State University.


A Review Of Anatomical Presentation And Treatment In True Hermaphroditism, Jodie Heier 2014 Wright State University

A Review Of Anatomical Presentation And Treatment In True Hermaphroditism, Jodie Heier

Best Integrated Writing

Jodie Heier studies genetic and hormonal contributors to gender identity in hermaphroditism in this essay written for PSY 4950: Sexuality and Endocrinology Capstone, taught by Dr. Patricia Schiml at Wright State University.


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