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The Unwelcome Guest: Envy And Shame Materialized In A Roman Villa, Andrew Scholtz 2021 Binghamton University--SUNY

The Unwelcome Guest: Envy And Shame Materialized In A Roman Villa, Andrew Scholtz

Classical and Near Eastern Studies Faculty Scholarship

A third-century C.E. inscribed mosaic from Skala, on the Greek island of Kefallonia, has greatly expanded our knowledge of envy’s evil eye in the Roman Mediterranean. Yet its inscription has not drawn the attention it deserves. Paying heed to the literary, affective, and material dimensions of this and other mosaic texts, I explore how the Skala poem, in tandem with the imagery it accompanies, mediates encounters between guest, host, and house. In so doing, it forms part of a decorative program materializing envy as actor in a drama celebrating a householder’s fortune while exposing the envious to ...


Language As The Medium: A Literature Review. Harnessing The Prolific Power Of Dramatic Language As A Therapeutic Tool In Drama Therapy, Edward Freeman 2021 Lesley University

Language As The Medium: A Literature Review. Harnessing The Prolific Power Of Dramatic Language As A Therapeutic Tool In Drama Therapy, Edward Freeman

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

Language in and of the theatre, with its palate of variegated writing styles and playwrights from throughout time, has the potential to be harnessed, focused, and systematized for use as a therapeutic tool within drama therapy – the field’s artistic medium. Drama therapy could benefit from having a specific medium germane to its artform which has the potential to provide practitioners with a common resource and means of communication, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as align the field with other creative arts therapies. Language encompasses all forms of human communication – speaking, writing, signing, gesturing, expressing facially – and voice ...


The Women Of Wrath, Sylvia Morna Freitas, Erinique Robinson, Bella Ruiz 2021 College of DuPage

The Women Of Wrath, Sylvia Morna Freitas, Erinique Robinson, Bella Ruiz

COD Library Student Research and Award Symposium

Our group decided that we wanted to research the Ancient Greek myths of Pandora, the Harpies, the Fates, and the Furies to discover what these mythological figures stood for in the eyes of the Ancient Greeks. Once our research in our respective topics was complete, we came back together to look for comparisons between our separate figures, and the similarities we found eventually led us to the name of our project: The Women of Wrath.

Faculty Sponsor: Lisa Higgins


Conquering Shame: The Growth Of Virginia Woolf’S Character In Moments Of Being, Ellie Windfeld-Hansen, Jacqueline Dillion 2021 Pepperdine University

Conquering Shame: The Growth Of Virginia Woolf’S Character In Moments Of Being, Ellie Windfeld-Hansen, Jacqueline Dillion

Global Tides

This paper details the roles that shame, guilt, dread and humiliation play in Virginia Woolf's childhood and early adult life. It examines four key instances during these times in her life in which one or more of these feelings are present. Each of these instances also involves certain distinct family members. These experiences of Woolf's discussed in the paper and the family members with which she interacts strengthen her character and contribute to her unique perception and worldview.


Issues Of Source Studies In The Works Of The Followers Of Yassawi, Maryam Ishmukhamedova 2021 TASHKENT STATE UNIVERSITY OF ORIENTAL STUDIES

Issues Of Source Studies In The Works Of The Followers Of Yassawi, Maryam Ishmukhamedova

The Light of Islam

This article deals with the work of poets belonging to the literary school called “Poets of the Yassaviya School” founded by Ahmad Yassavi. Since the works of the poets of this school came through manuscript sources, the work was based on manuscripts kept at the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Abu Rayhon Beruni of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The poets of this school are identified through examples of similarities and differences in their work. The extent to which these works are included in the manuscripts, and subsequent research has provided information on the extent ...


Fable In Action: A Discourse Analysis Approach To The Life Of Aesop, Martha Hamilton McCafferty 2021 University of Mississippi

Fable In Action: A Discourse Analysis Approach To The Life Of Aesop, Martha Hamilton Mccafferty

Honors Theses

In this essay, I examine instances of fable-telling throughout the Life of Aesop in a new light by using linguistic theories from the subfield of Pragmatics in my analysis. I suggest that the author’s purpose in composing the Life of Aesop is to instruct his audience on how to use fable effectively, and that Aesop serves as both the positive and negative example for this lesson. I begin by considering the nature of fable and demonstrate why it is necessary to define fable in reference to the social action which it performs. I then address the complex position of ...


Old Industries, Old Conflicts: The Significance Of American Epic Novels, Arturo Alcazar 2021 Bridgewater College

Old Industries, Old Conflicts: The Significance Of American Epic Novels, Arturo Alcazar

Honors Projects

This essay focuses on three American epic novels: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy, and Underworld by Don DeLillo. More specifically, the essay examines the themes of ambiguity, redemption, good and evil, isolation, and violence as they are depicted in these three novels and what they indicate about America and its people and society.


The Failure Of Chivalry, Courtesy, And Knighthood Post-Wwi As Represented In David Jones’S In Parenthesis, Taylor L. Hubbard 2021 East Tennessee State University

The Failure Of Chivalry, Courtesy, And Knighthood Post-Wwi As Represented In David Jones’S In Parenthesis, Taylor L. Hubbard

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis analyzes David Jones’s In Parenthesis to demonstrate the failed notion of chivalry, courtesy, and knighthood in modernity during and after the war. Jones’s semi-autobiographical prose poem recounting his experiences of WWI was published in 1937, nineteen years after the war ended. Jones applied the concepts of chivalry, courtesy, and knighthood to his experiences during WWI through In Parenthesis. Jones used these concepts, which originated in the classical period and the Middle Ages, to demonstrate how they have changed over time, especially given the events of WWI. The best way for Jones to demonstrate the impact of ...


Herennius Philo And The Dilemma Of Lexicography, Alec Smitten 2021 Utah State University

Herennius Philo And The Dilemma Of Lexicography, Alec Smitten

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis seeks to explore De Diversis Verborum Significationibus, the surviving epitome of the lexicon of Herennius Philo of Byblos (ca. 64-148 CE). By placing Philo in the timeline of Greek lexica, his prescriptive style and desire for absolute correctness in speech stands out among other lexicographers, and raises this question: what is the purpose of a dictionary, to describe how words are used, or to define “correct” usage?


Freely Bound - The Free Will Arguments Of Boethius And Martin Luther, Joshua Sullivan 2021 Pepperdine University

Freely Bound - The Free Will Arguments Of Boethius And Martin Luther, Joshua Sullivan

Global Tides

The concept of free will has long puzzled philosophers and theologians alike. This notion exists on a spectrum. Proponents of an entirely free will occupy one end, asserting that man can make choices utterly independent of any external factors, while advocates of determinism reside on the other end, arguing choices are entirely dependent on biological, subconscious, or external metaphysical causes. This paper investigates the free will claims of two early Christian theologians, Boethius, a 6th-century Roman senator and philosopher, and Martin Luther, father of the protestant faith. By analyzing and contrasting these theologians’ rival claims, a deeper understanding of the ...


Peitho, Dolos, And Bia In Three Late Euripidean Tragedies, Christian Bot 2021 The University of Western Ontario

Peitho, Dolos, And Bia In Three Late Euripidean Tragedies, Christian Bot

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The themes of peitho (persuasion), dolos (trickery), and bia (violence or physical force) are central to the action of the three late Euripidean tragedies that I explore: Iphigenia in Tauris, Iphigenia in Aulis, and the Bacchae. I examine how these themes influence characters' interpersonal relations, drive plot development, and determine the "mood" of each play in terms of a spectrum from optimism to pessimism.


Shifting Discourses Of Roman Otium In Cicero, Catullus, And Sallust, Keegan Bruce 2021 The University of Western Ontario

Shifting Discourses Of Roman Otium In Cicero, Catullus, And Sallust, Keegan Bruce

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis examines the transitions that the Roman discourses of otium experience between the years 60–40 bce. I examine the instances of otium in Cicero, Catullus, and Sallust to reconstruct the discourses that influenced their usages of the term, and to shed light on how elite Roman men were adjusting to their shrinking access to the political sphere as a small number of men gained power. To perform this analysis, I rely on discourse theory and leisure studies. I have identified six main usages of otium in their writings: otium as free time; otium as peace, or time without ...


Introducing Odysseus: Force, Resistance And Nostos In The Formation Of Odysseus’ Character, Haley Ryan 2021 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Introducing Odysseus: Force, Resistance And Nostos In The Formation Of Odysseus’ Character, Haley Ryan

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis explores the ways in which Odysseus’ self-introductions to other characters in the Odyssey reveal the complexities of his character with regard to homecoming and his apparent resistance to it. In examining these introductions, the thesis argues that Odysseus that the language Odysseus uses when he introduces himself is often filled with allusions to force and resistance, indicating that he is perhaps more ambivalent about completing his journey home than would be expected of him. The manifestations of this ambivalence in his behavior upon arriving at Ithaka is also explored in the final chapters.


An Artistic Expression Of The Connection Between “Man And The Universe” In The Works By Suhrаb Sipehri, Nargiza Shoaliyeva, Safar ABDULLOH 2020 INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC ACADEMY OF UZBEKISTAN, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Senior Lecturer Department of the Uzbek language and oriental classical literature

An Artistic Expression Of The Connection Between “Man And The Universe” In The Works By Suhrаb Sipehri, Nargiza Shoaliyeva, Safar Abdulloh

The Light of Islam

The poet and writer Sohrab Sipehri (1928-1980) played a particular role in the formation and development of Iranian poetry at the beginning of the twentieth century. This poet created his style of expression and was an enlightened person who provided a holistic connection of modern philosophical views with orthodox ideas. He was a philosopher-poet, an artistic thinker who was able to give the contemporary content of the interpretation of theories of «Unity» - («wahdat al-wujud») and «Perfect man» - («komil inson») in the traditional system of mystical views. As a great writer he created a new set of poetic emblems and symbols ...


About Medieval Egyptian Historians, Zukhra Aripova 2020 INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC ACADEMY ОF UZBEKISTAN, doctor of Philosophy (Phd), docent of the department “Al-Azhar department of Arabic language and literature”

About Medieval Egyptian Historians, Zukhra Aripova

The Light of Islam

This article is dedicated to the life and work of historians of the Mamluk period (1250-1517) in Egypt and the rich heritage left by them. In the XIII-XV centuries, Egypt had a special place among the countries of the Middle East due to the activities of the Mamluks. The prestige of the Mamluk sultans increased due to their victories in the fght against the Crusaders and the Mongols in the Middle East. The establishment of Mamluk rule in the history of Egypt, the growth of the superiority of military Mamluks in the country, the rise of the Bakhrit Mamluk sultans ...


Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia 2020 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia

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On Tasso In Prison By Charles Baudelaire, Sharon Fish Mooney 2020 Regis University

On Tasso In Prison By Charles Baudelaire, Sharon Fish Mooney

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Translation of and commentary on Baudelaire's "On Tasso in Prison," which is an ekphrastic poem after Delacroix's painting of the same name.


Four Poems By Toshiko Hirata, Eric Hyett, Spencer Thurlow 2020 Western Michigan University

Four Poems By Toshiko Hirata, Eric Hyett, Spencer Thurlow

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Translations of "Is It February?" "Is It March?" "Is It November Again?" and "Is It December Again?"


Lullaby By Rainer Maria Rilke And Amen By Georg Trakl, Wally Swist 2020 Western Michigan University

Lullaby By Rainer Maria Rilke And Amen By Georg Trakl, Wally Swist

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Drops From Black Candles By Abdallah Zrika, Mike Baynham 2020 Western Michigan University

Drops From Black Candles By Abdallah Zrika, Mike Baynham

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English translation of Abdallah Zrika's "Drops from black candles" accompanied by an essay on the translation process which includes consideration of Laâbi's French translation of the same poem.


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