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"A Language Without Words": Ireland Reimagined in the Plays of Brian Friel (thesis)
In the following chapters, I will introduce two of Brian Friel’s most beloved plays, Translations and Dancing at Lughnasa, focusing particularly on the playwright’s use of different “languages” and his emphasis on the ...
Geochemical Variability of Obsidian in Western New Mexico with Laboratory- Based pXRF (thesis)
Mule Creek and Mt. Taylor, located in southwestern and western New Mexico respectively, are obsidian source regions for archaeological lithic artifacts. Trace element concentrations can be used to distinguish obsidian from ...
Improving Science -- Insights from Feminist Standpoint and Coherence Theory (thesis)
I will begin with a brief exploration of what science is commonly thought to be, and provide a philosophical schema for choosing between scientific theories. This discussion will introduce the complex nature of scientific ...
Vocabulary Pedagogy: A Wittgensteinian Approach (thesis)
My claim in this thesis is that we do not need to rely solely on studying dictionary definitions as the exclusive means of learning new words. Rather, there are far more powerful ways to increase students’ vocabularies — ...
Finding Cycles In The Kth Power Diagraphs Over Integers Modulo A Prime And Over Gaussian Integers Modulo a Gaussian Prime (thesis)
Given Zp where p is an integer prime, let's de ne G(k) p to be the digraph whose set of vertices is Zp such that there is a directed edge from a vertex a to a vertex b if ak b mod p. First, we nd our own way to decide ...
Maggie Lena Walker: Banker, Entrepreneur, and Social Activist (thesis)
Few women have achieved the stature in the black community of Richmond, and the United States, as Maggie Lena Walker. In 1903 she founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank, becoming the first woman, white or black, to found ...
Selling Souls From A Distance: Market Revolution Transformations in the United States Domestic Slave Trade and Slave Traders (thesis)
Chapter One of this project explores the dual stereotype of the trader created in the antebellum South. Northerners and Southerners criticized the ignorant, lowly itinerant trader but not the large-scale, wealthy trader ...
Elisabeth: a Contemporary Austrian Fairy-Tale Musical (thesis)
This is a translation from the German of 80 pages of text and over 300 pages of music. [From Aknowledgements (sic.)]
Permutation Formula (thesis)
Runs in permutations and similar topics have been studied by various authors under different names. Hegarty examined permutations of finite abelian groups which avoid what he called progressions. Riordan studied 3-runs ...