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Civilized Barbarism: Cannibalism and Rome in 'Coriolanus' and 'Titus Andronicus' (thesis)
Looking at text and performance, this thesis investigates how cannibalism shapes the identity of Rome in Coriolanus and Titus Andronicus. This thesis posits that both plays utilize cannibalistic diction to form their Roman ...
The Trope of the Tortured Genius: An Examination of 19th Century British and American Poetry (thesis)
The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the trope of the tortured genius in the transatlantic ninetieth century landscape. For the purposes of this paper, a genius is an individual or position that affords perspective, ...
Timber Harvests and the Opportunity Cost of Capital: Evidence from the US Southland (thesis)
The optimal timber rotation problem appears in many introductory environmental economics textbooks and has been a standard illustration of the relation between market rates of return and economic decision-making for decades. ...
Bitches Ain't Shit But Hoes and Tricks: An Examination of Gender in M.K. Asante's Buck
Throughout this essay, I will be examining how misogynistic language throughout Asante’s adolescence, specifically in rap music and inner city street culture, establishes a tense and destructive stage for gender relations ...
"Mere Madness": A Study of the Portrayal of Women's Mental Health in Shakespeare's Plays
In this paper, I study the suicides of Ophelia from Hamlet and Lady Macbeth from Macbeth, and point out how their words and actions correlate with what was called madness at the time, but what we understand as depression ...
Aldo Leopold’s Unique Elegy: Consolation and Agency in “Marshland Elegy” and A Sand County Almanac
This essay explores “Marshland Elegy” by first outlining the historical evolution of elegies to provide a foundational understanding of the literary form, and then analyzing the utility in considering “Marshland Elegy’s” ...
Raising the Woman Question: Duras’s Trans*gender Child
In Marguerite Duras’s The Lover, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old white girl pursues a sexual relationship with a twenty-seven-year-old Chinese man. . . . Like most scholars, both Schuster and Hewitt presuppose that the ...
A calling-home (thesis)
Until the Breaking of Day: Stories from Penuel County, Georgia (thesis)
The most important thing to me in this collection is the presence of religion. I came up with the name of the setting of my short stories long before I had even decided that I wanted to write a senior thesis. In a “Bible ...
"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 ...