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When In Spain: Intercultural Competence In Hemingway’S The Sun Also Rises, Alexa Barta 2017 University of Minnesota, Morris

When In Spain: Intercultural Competence In Hemingway’S The Sun Also Rises, Alexa Barta

Honors Capstone Projects

An analysis of Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises through the lenses of modern-day intercultural competence studies.


Two Southern Women Writers: The Civil War Journals Of Emily Jane Liles Harris And Mary Boykin Chesnut, Robert L. Wilson 2017 Winthrop University

Two Southern Women Writers: The Civil War Journals Of Emily Jane Liles Harris And Mary Boykin Chesnut, Robert L. Wilson

Graduate Theses

Through the examination of primary texts, along with appropriate secondary criticism, I argue that Southern women during the Civil War were not the mythological “Southern Belle” that they have often been portrayed as, but that they were intelligent, strong, and passionate writers. I examine the farm journal of Emily Jane Liles Harris and contrast it to the private journal kept by Mary Boykin Chesnut, to explore the role that education and literacy, writing, and authorial voice played in women’s lives during the War. Close attention to the role education and background played in the lives of these women, the ...


Patients, Prose, And Poetry: The Medical And Literary World Of William Carlos Williams, Sarah Heins 2017 College of William and Mary

Patients, Prose, And Poetry: The Medical And Literary World Of William Carlos Williams, Sarah Heins

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In his careers as both an influential writer and practicing physician, William Carlos Williams united two worlds and transcended the boundary between science and imagination. This paper examines Williams’s medical narratives and analyzes their exploration of the doctor-patient exchange—specifically focusing its inherent complexities of communication brought about by conflicts between professionalism, empathy, authority, observation, science, emotion, and their underlying tensions. Through studying Williams's writings, this paper aims to achieve a deeper understanding of how he portrays physicians and their clients navigating a complex relationship, and how Williams's dual careers came together to impact his own medical ...


Dreadful Reality: Fear And Madness In The Fiction Of H. P. Lovecraft, Phillip J. Snyder 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Dreadful Reality: Fear And Madness In The Fiction Of H. P. Lovecraft, Phillip J. Snyder

Honors Theses

The effectiveness of H. P. Lovecraft’s horror relies on an atmosphere of dread in his stories. Both the verisimilitude of Lovecraft’s stories and the dilemma many of his protagonists face in losing their sanity or being perceived to have lost their sanity play a large role in creating this atmosphere. By viewing Lovecraft’s fiction through the lens of recent psychological research on fear, this project shows how his intuitive understanding of fear and his vivid imagery and sensory descriptions conform to our understanding of unconscious automatic threat avoidance behaviors. Because Lovecraft’s behavioral descriptions accurately reflect these ...


Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 35, No. 2, 2017 University of Iowa

Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 35, No. 2

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 35, No. 2, 2017 University of Iowa

Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 35, No. 2

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Following You: Second Person In Walt Whitman’S “As I Ebb’D With The Ocean Of Life”, Marion K. McInnes 2017 DePauw University

Following You: Second Person In Walt Whitman’S “As I Ebb’D With The Ocean Of Life”, Marion K. Mcinnes

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Whitman’S Late Lives, Anton Vander Zee 2017 College of Charleston

Whitman’S Late Lives, Anton Vander Zee

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Karbiener, Karen, Ed. Poetry For Kids: Walt Whitman. Illustrated By Kate Evans [Review], Kelly S. Franklin 2017 Hillsdale College

Karbiener, Karen, Ed. Poetry For Kids: Walt Whitman. Illustrated By Kate Evans [Review], Kelly S. Franklin

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Whitman, Walt. Song Of Myself: With A Complete Commentary. Introduction And Commentary By Ed Folsom And Christopher Merrill [Review], Karen Karbiener 2017 New York University

Whitman, Walt. Song Of Myself: With A Complete Commentary. Introduction And Commentary By Ed Folsom And Christopher Merrill [Review], Karen Karbiener

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Fall 2017, Ed Folsom 2017 University of Iowa

Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Fall 2017, Ed Folsom

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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In Memoriam: Charley Shively, 1937-2017, Ed Folsom 2017 University of Iowa

In Memoriam: Charley Shively, 1937-2017, Ed Folsom

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Hawthorne: Heavy Handed?, Natalie Dueker 2017 Murray State University

Hawthorne: Heavy Handed?, Natalie Dueker

Scholars Week

Abstract

This paper will take a formalist approach and focus on the symbolism in numerous works by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The paper will not only discuss in detail Hawthorne’s novel, The Scarlet Letter, but will also discuss a select few of Hawthorne’s short stories such as “The Birthmark,” “Young Goodman Brown,” and “The Minister’s Black Veil.” This paper will cover the symbolism in the short stories and the novel, how those symbols affect or relate to the characters and how they affect or alter the story as a whole. Common symbolism found throughout Hawthorne’s work will be ...


I Know You Are, But What Am I? Hawthorne's Projection Within The Minister's Black Veil, Coral Serrano 2017 Murray State University

I Know You Are, But What Am I? Hawthorne's Projection Within The Minister's Black Veil, Coral Serrano

Scholars Week

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story “The Minister’s Black Veil” has been analyzed from various perspectives, but thus far in the published literature, very few have examined this work using psychoanalytic criticism. It is even more rare to find research over “The Minister’s Black Veil” addressing the use of psychological projection. Through the character of Mr. Hooper in “The Minister’s Black Veil,” Hawthorne projects his difficulties publicly expressing his criticism and opinion of religion because of the overshadowing actions of his forefathers. Evidence of this is laced within the short story: references to mental illness, the connotations of ...


Presentation And Final Research Paper For Eng 102 [English], Anita Baksh 2017 CUNY La Guardia Community College

Presentation And Final Research Paper For Eng 102 [English], Anita Baksh

Open Educational Resources

English 102 is a required course for almost all LaGuardia students. While most students enroll in the course in their second semester, there are some advanced students who take the course later. It is recommended that Composition I and II be taken in sequence since the latter builds upon skills acquired in the first composition course. Composition II is a process-based writing course. Students further develop the critical thinking, writing, and research skills they acquired in ENG 101. They learn close-reading techniques and study diverse texts in at least three genres (poetry, drama, and fiction). Students are required to write ...


Young Adult Literature: The Reality On The Page, Chelsea Elmore 2017 Southeastern University - Lakeland

Young Adult Literature: The Reality On The Page, Chelsea Elmore

Selected Honors Theses

The genre of young adult literature has grown from a didactic category made of problem novels and taboo themes into a mimetic vision of modern life by way of dystopian fiction. In my thesis, I will discuss the ways in which young adult literature has changed over time and what those changes will mean for its readers and its future as a genre. The first section will analyze three groundbreaking novels that have disrupted the previously established didactic mindset of young adult literature. The publication of such novels (The Catcher in the Rye, Are You There God? It’s Me ...


Book Review - Among The Living, Linda M. Golian-Lui 2017 Selected Works

Book Review - Among The Living, Linda M. Golian-Lui

Linda M. Golian-Lui

No abstract provided.


Virginia As A Response To Parental Influence, Ashley Quaye Andrews Lear 2017 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Virginia As A Response To Parental Influence, Ashley Quaye Andrews Lear

Ashley Quaye Andrews Lear

In his 1807 poem, "Resolution and Independence," a poem that brings to mind Oliver Treadwell's artistic crisis in Virginia, William Wordsworth describes the precipice that he faces when trying to come to terms with the emotional extremes he must allow himself in creating the art he desires.


Mind Over Magic: Repetition-Compulsion, Power Instinct, And Apprehension In Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard Of Earthsea, Phillip Snyder 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Mind Over Magic: Repetition-Compulsion, Power Instinct, And Apprehension In Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard Of Earthsea, Phillip Snyder

The Catalyst

This paper analyzes what the actions of Ged, the protagonist in Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea, say about fear and its master and how these actions add to our understanding of Sigmund Freud’s concepts of repetition-compulsion, Power Instinct, and Apprehension.


Andy's Inner Society: Warhol's Philosophy And Sense Of Self, AmyJoy V. Sedberry 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

Andy's Inner Society: Warhol's Philosophy And Sense Of Self, Amyjoy V. Sedberry

The Catalyst

Andy Warhol’s The Philosophy of Andy Warhol is an intimate look at the internal world of the painter and graphic artist. The general public often assumes that Warhol’s life was little more than a whirlwind of success and partying. His Philosophy conflicts with the general presuppositions about who Andy Warhol was. It reads like a diary and is rich with disclosures of his beliefs about love, beauty, success and underwear. Despite the intimate nature of these subjects and the apparently candid delivery of Warhol’s philosophies and life experiences, he maintains a cagey and detached voice throughout. I ...


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