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Socialism in Early 20th Century American Literature (thesis)
. . . But I needed to know more in order to understand why someone who called himself a communist or a socialist would turn on friends and neighbors who called themselves something else. So I set out to discover what ...
The Story of the Storyteller: The Ruined Cottage and the Arc of Wordsworth's Poetic Career (thesis)
The Ruined Cottage, as we read it in anthologies today, is the tragic story of a young country woman who spends the final decade of her life slowly wasting away, tortured by the enduring hope that one day her husband will ...
Autumn's Return (thesis)
Ultimately, research for this project consisted of two parts: the theoretical and the practical. Because I devised to compose a long work of fiction, I needed to understand the mechanics of writing extended fiction as well ...
A Non-Invasive Method of Influencing the Distribution of Noise in Human Brain Activity (thesis)
While noise in brain activity has been studied for many years, new theoretical considerations suggest that this noise may be an important and even essential part of normal brain functioning. Here we describe a technique ...
Customizable Method of Automatically Detecting Malicious User Activity in Web Applications (thesis)
With the increase in the use of the web and security threats on web applications also at its highest point, the need for better security measures also increases. In this thesis we present a customizable method of automatically ...
The Effect of Social Support on Prenatal Smoking in Romania (thesis)
Smoking is one of few controllable risk factors for pregnancy and it is associated with poor health outcomes for mothers and children. While prenatal smoking is now low in many places, Eastern European countries continue ...
We Warred Over Art: Pandemonium at Le Sacre du Printemps (thesis)
Diaghilev continued this process of bringing Russian art to France under the auspices of the Ballets Russes. With this company, Diaghilev assembled dozens of innovative artists, choreographers, and composers with the common ...
Signs of Yuan Dynasty Imperialism in Tibet: Decoding the Fourteenth-Century Painted Representations of Textiles at Shalu Monastery (thesis)
Two primary questions guide my thesis. First, why did the Mongols, one of the most powerful empires of Asia ruling Tibet at the time (1279-1368), not establish their own aesthetic or simply import one of the well established ...
Relative aging and intraspecific diversity of resilient Acropora communities in Belize using microsatellite markers and somatic mutations (thesis)
Historically and geologically, Acropora palmata and Acropora cervicornis have been key reef framework builders, yet in the Caribbean these species have faced significant mortality over the last few decades. Today, Acropora ...