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Mythic Quest In Bob Dylan's Blonde On Blonde, Graley Herren Apr 2018

Mythic Quest In Bob Dylan's Blonde On Blonde, Graley Herren

Faculty Scholarship

Blonde on Blonde epitomizes Bob Dylan’s debts to the classics. The album depicts the mythic quest of a hipster-hero descending into the Underworld in pursuit of the Muse. The hero resembles Dylan but is augmented by the experiences of mythic figures like Orpheus and Odysseus. The singer encounters bizarre figures and wanders in exile through the “Lowlands” searching for the goddess—a figure inspired by Sara Dylan, but also a composite of the White Goddess, Persephone, Eurydice, and others. Dylan’s mythic adaptations are also informed by the syncretic work of T.S. Eliot, Joseph Campbell, and Robert Graves.


When In Spain: Intercultural Competence In Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, Alexa Barta Apr 2018

When In Spain: Intercultural Competence In Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, Alexa Barta

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018

Ernest Hemingway, an iconic American writer of the Lost Generation, frequently traveled to Spain while living abroad as an expatriate. In fact, many of the fictitious accounts in his works are based on real events in the lives of Hemingway and his friends during their time in Spain. Despite the large number of American expatriates traveling and living abroad during the 1920s, the concept of intercultural competence likely did not exist; or at least not in the modern-day sense of the phrase. While much literature already exists on Hemingway’s connection to Spain, there is currently limited scholarship on the ...


Broadcasting The Search For Understanding: The Essay's Relationship With The Podcast, Miriam Bay Sweeney Apr 2018

Broadcasting The Search For Understanding: The Essay's Relationship With The Podcast, Miriam Bay Sweeney

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In this creative thesis project, I explore the relationship between the modern essay and the podcast. I do so by producing the first three episodes of my own essayistic podcast, called Peer-Refined Health. In this foundational exploration, I consider the value of the podcast as a new medium of communication for the essay. I begin this project report with a background on both the podcast and the essay as well as a discussion of my project development. The transcripts of three episodes of Peer-Refined Health follow. Finally, I analyze the relationship between the essay and the podcast and suggest additional ...


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

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.


Online Versus Face-To-Face Education, Georgia Cackett Mar 2018

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 Mar 2018

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 Mar 2018

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 Mar 2018

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, Carlyle Macphail Feb 2018

Two Poems, Carlyle Macphail

The Goose

Poetry by Carlyle MacPhail


Museum Archipelago, Elizabeth Dodd Feb 2018

Museum Archipelago, Elizabeth Dodd

The Goose

Poetry by Elizabeth Dodd


Two Poems, Joanna Lilley Feb 2018

Two Poems, Joanna Lilley

The Goose

Poetry by Joanna Lilley.


Two Poems, Clea Roberts Feb 2018

Two Poems, Clea Roberts

The Goose

Poetry by Clea Roberts


Two Poems, Dan Macisaac Feb 2018

Two Poems, Dan Macisaac

The Goose

Poetry by Dan MacIsaac


Athabasca River Glacial Melt Global Warming Blues, Gene Hyde Feb 2018

Athabasca River Glacial Melt Global Warming Blues, Gene Hyde

The Goose

“Athabasca River Glacial Melt Global Warming Blues” is a poem and photograph by Gene Hyde, a writer, photographer, and archivist living in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. This is part of his PhotoEpigraphic51 series that combines a photograph, an epigraph, and a 51 syllable, three haiku verse structure. The photograph was taken in September 2017 along the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park.


The Eau Claire Log Drivers, Sid Marty Feb 2018

The Eau Claire Log Drivers, Sid Marty

The Goose

Poetry by Sid Marty


Two Poems, Scott R. Honeycutt Feb 2018

Two Poems, Scott R. Honeycutt

The Goose

Poetry by Scott R. Honeycutt


X̱Wáýx̱Way, Andrea Nicki Feb 2018

X̱Wáýx̱Way, Andrea Nicki

The Goose

Poetry by Andrea Nicki


Two Poems, Sarah Switzer Feb 2018

Two Poems, Sarah Switzer

The Goose

Poetry by Sarah Switzer


A Collaboration Of Poetry And Art: The Krill Kill Project, Diane Guichon, Sarah Melanie Harrill Feb 2018

A Collaboration Of Poetry And Art: The Krill Kill Project, Diane Guichon, Sarah Melanie Harrill

The Goose

Artist Sarah Melanie Harrill interrogates poet Diane Guichon's poem "Krill Kill" in this project of interwoven, creative representations and musings on the connectivity between nature and humanity. This project formed part of the Calgary People's Poetry Festival in the fall of 2017.


Three Poems, Basma Kavanagh Feb 2018

Three Poems, Basma Kavanagh

The Goose

Poetry by Basma Kavanagh


Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper Feb 2018

Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper

The Goose

Poetry by Renée Jackson-Harper


Islands Of Grass By Trevor Herriot And The Long Walk By Jan Zwicky, Gillian Harding-Russell Feb 2018

Islands Of Grass By Trevor Herriot And The Long Walk By Jan Zwicky, Gillian Harding-Russell

The Goose

Review of Trevor Herriot's Islands of Grass and Jan Zwicky's The Long Walk.


The Terranauts By T.C. Boyle And The Addlands By Tom Bullough, Carly E. Thomas Feb 2018

The Terranauts By T.C. Boyle And The Addlands By Tom Bullough, Carly E. Thomas

The Goose

Review of T.C. Boyle's The Terranauts and Tom Bullough's The Addlands.


Blood Fable By Oisín Curran, Michael Occhionero Feb 2018

Blood Fable By Oisín Curran, Michael Occhionero

The Goose

Review of Oisín Curran's Blood Fable.


Rag Cosmology By Erin Robinsong, Camilla Nelson Feb 2018

Rag Cosmology By Erin Robinsong, Camilla Nelson

The Goose

Review of Erin Robinsong's Rag Cosmology.


A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography Of A Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder By Ma-Nee Chacaby With Mary Louisa Plummer, Emily Leung-Pittman Feb 2018

A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography Of A Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder By Ma-Nee Chacaby With Mary Louisa Plummer, Emily Leung-Pittman

The Goose

Review of A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder by Ma-Nee Chacaby with Mary Louisa Plummer.


Exposed: Environmental Politics & Pleasures In Posthuman Times By Stacy Alaimo, Nathan Tebokkel Feb 2018

Exposed: Environmental Politics & Pleasures In Posthuman Times By Stacy Alaimo, Nathan Tebokkel

The Goose

Review of Stacy Alaimo's Exposed: Environmental Politics & Pleasures in Posthuman Times.


Anthropocene Feminism By Richard Grusin, Stephanie Eccles Feb 2018

Anthropocene Feminism By Richard Grusin, Stephanie Eccles

The Goose

Review of Richard Grusin's Anthropocene Feminism.


All The Names Between By Julia Mccarthy And The Girls With Stone Faces By Arleen Paré, Erin Renee Wahl Feb 2018

All The Names Between By Julia Mccarthy And The Girls With Stone Faces By Arleen Paré, Erin Renee Wahl

The Goose

Review of Arleen Paré's The Girls with Stone Faces and Julia McCarthy's All the Names Between.


Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, And Rural Gentrification By John Michels, Cameron M. Butler Feb 2018

Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, And Rural Gentrification By John Michels, Cameron M. Butler

The Goose

Review of John Michels' Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, and Rural Gentrification.