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The back way (thesis)
Sickness and disability in children's literature : using picture books as a path to understanding and empathy (thesis)
In this paper, I investigate three niches within this category of children's books on sickness and disability: books on common illnesses, books on disabilities, and books on serious or chronic illnesses. Each chapter is ...
Queer(y)ing Colonialism: Decolonization and queer interventions in the novels of Caribbean women (thesis)
What follows, then, is the analysis of queer positionalities and decolonized yearning in the novels of three Caribbean women: Maryse Condé, Jamaica Kincaid, and Shani Mootoo. . . . The conclusion, "Embracing the Strange" ...
The Deeper Magic: Christ-like Figures and Faith in the Fantasy of J.K. Rowling and J.R.R. Tolkien (thesis)
Ultimately, my intention in exploring the Christ-like figures and nostalgically idyllic communities of faith in both Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings can be distilled into three parts. My first objective is to suggest ...
"I Made My Moves With Shackled Feet": Understanding the Subversive in the Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Kendrick Lamar (thesis)
Ever since the emergence of dialect speech into popular culture following the conclusion of the Civil War, black writers of vernacular in America have had to manage complicated relationships with both their white editors ...
“It is for Freedom that You Have Been Set Free”: Christianity, Minor Characters, and Conceptions of Freedom in Three Works by William Wells Brown (thesis)
By the time William Wells Brown was writing these works, abolition as Christian reform in the United States had become a residual discourse left over from earlier conversations. Despite the shift from Christian reform to ...
On the Essay: A Gendered Evolution of Narrative Presence in the Personal Essay
The unassuming power behind the essay is what makes modern attempts so crucial. Overt forms, obvious attempts lend themselves to criticism and censorship. These are the violences that are often silenced by the oppressor, ...
"To muddy death": The Link Between Sexual Deviancy and Suicide in Hamlet, The Waves, and Looking for Alaska
At first glance, Shakespeare's Hamlet and Virginia Woolf's The Waves do not seem texts ripe for a new, deep examination of their themes. Both stories, penned by two geniuses from two different eras, have been poked and ...
"Wound That Can't Be Bandaged": The Imperfect Translation of Women's Suffering in The Tale of Kieu and The Sorrow of War
In my thesis, I compare and contrast the two figures of Kiêu and Phong to divulge the unchanging patriarchal oppression experienced by women in Vietnam in the course of one and a half centuries despite a radical ...