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Straddling Two Words: Biracial Identity In "Flight", Rachel Ramlawi 2018 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Straddling Two Words: Biracial Identity In "Flight", Rachel Ramlawi

Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies

If borderlands are the space between two territories that is the space bi-racial people occupy every day. Their entire life is lived in the space between creating a unique form of othering where they’re never fully part of either community their parents belonged to. In Sherman Alexie’s novel Flight, the Narrator Zits is a bi-racial Native American teenager who constantly grapples with his identity. Through the theme of past-lives Zits is able to embrace both parts of his ethnicity, establish his identity, and grow up. It is a coming of age tale that is remarkably unique. This paper ...


Development Of A Literary Dispositif: Convening Diasporan, Blues, And Cosmopolitan Lines Of Inquiry To Reveal The Cultural Dialogue Among Giuseppe Ungaretti, Langston Hughes, And Antonio D’Alfonso, Anna Ciamparella 2018 Louisiana State University

Development Of A Literary Dispositif: Convening Diasporan, Blues, And Cosmopolitan Lines Of Inquiry To Reveal The Cultural Dialogue Among Giuseppe Ungaretti, Langston Hughes, And Antonio D’Alfonso, Anna Ciamparella

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation seeks to create a literary dialogue among the Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti, the African American author Langston Hughes, and the Quebecois writer Antonio D’Alfonso. Giuseppe Ungaretti and Langston Hughes were more or less contemporaries. Ungaretti was born in 1888 and Hughes in 1902, and both were active in modernist movements that shaped the literary history of their own countries. D’Alfonso was born in Canada about half a center after Ungaretti and Hughes. Besides significant generational differences, these three authors also underwent personal and intellectual experiences that shaped their writing in seemingly incomparable ways. While a traditional ...


Learn To Speak Japanese In Three Excruciating Steps, Jason A. Bock 2018 Hamline University

Learn To Speak Japanese In Three Excruciating Steps, Jason A. Bock

Creative Writing Programs

Gary, a middle-aged Midwesterner, lost his first wife and the mother of his only son to a terminal illness ten years ago. His son, Brent, has been living in Japan for five years and barely speaks to his father. After Brent receives a life-threatening diagnosis of his own, Gary travels half-way across the globe to be with his son and attempt to repair their tattered relationship.


Modern American Cover Art: The Great Gatsby Through Time, Jessica Harrell 2018 University of South Carolina

Modern American Cover Art: The Great Gatsby Through Time, Jessica Harrell

Senior Theses

Book jackets and cover art are, more than anything, an advertising tool used to attract consumers, promote book sales, and establish company identity. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a staple in the canon of American literature whose cover art has drastically transformed in the ninety years since its original publication. This thesis traces these changes over time, focusing specifically on publishing history, art history, American culture, and thematic interpretations. In doing so, I found that the most substantial influences on these covers were publishing house identity, design trends, and available artistic techniques. Ultimately, The Great Gatsby’s ...


Faulknerian Social Strata Meridians In Yoknapatawpha County: A Study In Literary Geography, Margaret R. Owens 2018 University of North Georgia

Faulknerian Social Strata Meridians In Yoknapatawpha County: A Study In Literary Geography, Margaret R. Owens

Honors Theses

William Faulkner may have claimed ownership of Yoknapatawpha County as a fictional destination whose inhabitants he had the exclusive right to mine for literary inspiration, but not even the sole proprietor and cartographer himself could have accounted for the transcendence of his literarily- and cartographically-delineated social stratums beyond the boundaries of his 2400-mile mythical county. Superimposed over a real map of Lafayette County, Mississippi, his birthplace and the very root of his modernist and Southern gothic canon, Yoknapatawpha is no more fictional than racism and gender inequality in the South. Faulkner’s maps themselves—of which there are two official ...


Uncovering Christianity Within C. S. Lewis's Fantastical Universe, Joelma Sambdman 2018 University of North Georgia

Uncovering Christianity Within C. S. Lewis's Fantastical Universe, Joelma Sambdman

Department of English Capstone Abstracts

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Stephen Crane's Class Warfare: The Red Badge Of Courage And Class Conflict, William Hollis IV 2018 University of North Georgia

Stephen Crane's Class Warfare: The Red Badge Of Courage And Class Conflict, William Hollis Iv

Department of English Capstone Abstracts

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Rebel With A Pause: Emily Dickinson And The Making Of A Personal Doctrine, Anna Fifhause 2018 Lake Forest College

Rebel With A Pause: Emily Dickinson And The Making Of A Personal Doctrine, Anna Fifhause

Lake Forest Papers

No abstract provided.


A Lifetime Of Suffering And Survival: Eugene O’Neill And The Progressive Symbol Of Fog, Kelsey Shewbridge 2018 John Carroll University

A Lifetime Of Suffering And Survival: Eugene O’Neill And The Progressive Symbol Of Fog, Kelsey Shewbridge

Masters Essays

No abstract provided.


“Books Like This Cannot Be Useless”: The Political And Popular Reception Of Victor Hugo’S Les Misérables In Civil War America, Emily S. Turner 2018 Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut

“Books Like This Cannot Be Useless”: The Political And Popular Reception Of Victor Hugo’S Les Misérables In Civil War America, Emily S. Turner

Senior Theses and Projects

Senior thesis completed at Trinity College for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English.


Online Versus Face-To-Face Education, Georgia Cackett 2018 Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops

Online Versus Face-To-Face Education, Georgia Cackett

Proceedings of the Annual Thompson Rivers University Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference

This paper explores the benefits and disadvantages of online and face-to-face modes of education. Throughout the paper, I discuss whether online courses provide the same level of education as face-to-face courses without the nurturing, attentive, and physical aspects. Based on extensive reading on the topic, as well drawing on my personal experience, I argue that online and face-to-face education can have both positive and negative effects on students’ learning. However, I conclude that online courses do not provide the same level of education that face-to-face courses do, based on the nurturing, attentive, and often physical aspects that traditional education provides ...


Mcgurr Cv 2018.Docx, Melanie Jolynn McGurr 2018 The University of Akron

Mcgurr Cv 2018.Docx, Melanie Jolynn Mcgurr

Dr. Melanie McGurr

No abstract provided.


Writing The Collaborative Process: Measure (Still) For Measure, Shakespeare, And Rape Culture, Nora J. Williams 2018 Independent Scholar

Writing The Collaborative Process: Measure (Still) For Measure, Shakespeare, And Rape Culture, Nora J. Williams

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research

To what extent can a process of collaborative creation unseat Shakespeare as a source of cultural authority?

In February 2016, a group of professional performers gathered in an abandoned shop front in Exeter’s city centre to formally begin a devising process with Shakespeare and Middleton’s Measure for Measure that had been incubating in my mind for almost a year. Nearly a year later, in January 2017, an unrelated group of secondary school students began a similar process, with the same text.

What began as a persistent sense that these long-dead writers had omitted an important perspective in their ...


Walt Whitman: The Man Behind The Words, Sara Duke 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Walt Whitman: The Man Behind The Words, Sara Duke

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Walt Whitman is often considered to be one of the greatest American poets. His ways of writing were unconventional, inappropriate to a degree (according to Victorian standards), yet they intrigued readers not only of the New World, but also those of the Old World. But his writing was not the only thing he was known for. The “Good Gray Poet” was also known for being gentle and warm-hearted, with a striking face and piercing blue eyes. He was welcoming to his neighbors, visitors, and passers-by on the street.

This thesis seeks to understand the man behind Leaves of Grass. Through ...


Two Poems, Dan MacIsaac 2018 Poet

Two Poems, Dan Macisaac

The Goose

Poetry by Dan MacIsaac


Museum Archipelago, Elizabeth Dodd 2018 Kansas State University

Museum Archipelago, Elizabeth Dodd

The Goose

Poetry by Elizabeth Dodd


Two Poems, Joanna Lilley 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

Two Poems, Joanna Lilley

The Goose

Poetry by Joanna Lilley.


Two Poems, Sarah Switzer 2018 York University

Two Poems, Sarah Switzer

The Goose

Poetry by Sarah Switzer


The Eau Claire Log Drivers, Sid Marty 2018 Sid Marty

The Eau Claire Log Drivers, Sid Marty

The Goose

Poetry by Sid Marty


X̱Wáýx̱Way, Andrea Nicki 2018 Farleigh Dickinson University

X̱Wáýx̱Way, Andrea Nicki

The Goose

Poetry by Andrea Nicki


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