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"Dedly synne er domesday shal fordoon hem alle" : exploring the seven deadly sins through medieval personification allegory (thesis)
In Chapter 1, I will explore the nature of personification allegory in general before turning to Langland's application of personification allegory in Passus V of Piers Plowman. What I find is that Langland's Deadly Sins ...
What Tiresias has missed : prophecy in James Joyce's Ulysses (thesis)
I started the project by attempting to compare and contrast Ulysses and T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land. The topic that interests me the most is both works in relation to prophecy and Tiresias in Greek mythology. But after a ...
"It's the theatrical" : Sylvia Plath and the audacious performance of an atomic identity (thesis)
The body of this thesis explains Plath's most shocking metaphors by arguing that she is not simply a "confessional" poet, as many have labeled her (Britzolakis 3). Instead, she complicates the very idea of confession or ...