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Sula, Literary Scapegoats, And Contemporary Black Women, Isabella Luaces 2019 Denison University

Sula, Literary Scapegoats, And Contemporary Black Women, Isabella Luaces

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Not The Final Frontier: A Rhetorical Analysis Of Ronald Reagan's Challenger Eulogy, Stephanie Gorsek 2019 Denison University

Not The Final Frontier: A Rhetorical Analysis Of Ronald Reagan's Challenger Eulogy, Stephanie Gorsek

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A Woman's Song: The Power Of Women's Voices In Victoria Era Stories, Madeline Bellmen 2019 Denison University

A Woman's Song: The Power Of Women's Voices In Victoria Era Stories, Madeline Bellmen

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Perplexed Poetics: Romanticism And The Vortex Of Ideologies, Jaime Luque Lau 2019 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Perplexed Poetics: Romanticism And The Vortex Of Ideologies, Jaime Luque Lau

Student Theses

In three parts, this thesis explores the tension between the critical and emotional poetics in Romantic poetry, as well as the entanglement of individual will and politics. As a point of entrance, the first part focuses on the major and current trends of scholarly discourses about Romanticism. I will examine Jerome McGann’s influential book of criticism on Romanticism, Romantic Ideology, in juxtaposition with Marc Redfield’s The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism. In particular, the discussion of the two books suggest the problems of aesthetic-political and historical discourses; specifically, I argue that McGann’s critical examination of “Romantic ...


Cultivating A New Educator: Teacher And Students Sharing Growth, Megan Campbell 2019 Bowling Green State University

Cultivating A New Educator: Teacher And Students Sharing Growth, Megan Campbell

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

This is Megan Campell-Looney's final portfolio for her M.A. in English (with a specialization in teaching). It includes a reflective narrative and four revised pieces: "A Murderous Moral Tale: Depictions of the Ideal Victorian in Wilkie Collins' Jezebel's Daughter," "Critical Thinking and Counseling Through the Power of Literature," Developing an American Identity: Syllabus and Assignment Plan," and "Evolving and Adapting Rhetoric and Theory: Indigenous Theory Writing Back." The portfolio focuses on research and study that developed Looney's classroom pedagogy and philosophy. Students and educators both must write back to gain the agency needed for growth.


Improving Student Learning: An English Teacher’S Research, Planning, And Analysis Journey, Rachel Lantz 2019 Bowling Green State University

Improving Student Learning: An English Teacher’S Research, Planning, And Analysis Journey, Rachel Lantz

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

This final portfolio was submitted to the English Department of Bowling Green State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the field of English with a specialization in English Teaching. The projects contained in the portfolio exhibit the journey of research, planning and analysis. The portfolio contains: a substantive research paper, a teaching based project, a combination of a substantial research and a teaching-based project, and a literary theory paper.


Enriching Human Capital: How To Empower Esl/Fl Learners Through P2p Design To Instruction, Christopher Carey 2019 The University of San Francisco

Enriching Human Capital: How To Empower Esl/Fl Learners Through P2p Design To Instruction, Christopher Carey

Master's Projects and Capstones

This field project seeks marry students’ desire for classroom collaboration with a shift to student-centered instruction. It demonstrates how such collaboration can increase student engagement and motivation while lowering their anxiety and inhibitions toward foreign language learning. Potential opportunities for cross-curricular collaboration are also highlighted to better satisfy students' academic and emotional needs. This project includes an interest-based language acquisition manual designed to elicit an authentic exchange of language and culture between ESL/FL students working in pairs.

Nearly 20% of the entire LHS student body, accounting for the struggles of ELL students – low graduation rate and high chronic absenteeism ...


“Rewriting The Rules:” Postcolonial Perspectives On Contemporary Young Adult Literature, Ryan Moore 2019 Augsburg University

“Rewriting The Rules:” Postcolonial Perspectives On Contemporary Young Adult Literature, Ryan Moore

Augsburg Honors Review

Literature has long been the foundation of the English Language Arts (ELA) classroom. It is through the reading and exploration of literature that ELA teachers and their students achieve learning objectives and course standards; additionally, it should be a goal of every ELA teacher to present students with literature that they will find engaging, challenging, and enjoyable. When the importance of literature to the ELA classroom is fully considered, it is logical to assume great care should go into the selection of the texts used. There seems, however, to be a tendency for schools to lean back on the same ...


Identity: A Final Ma Portfolio, Lloyd Evans 2019 Bowling Green State University

Identity: A Final Ma Portfolio, Lloyd Evans

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

This is the portfolio submission for my Master's in English with a specialization in English Teaching.


"Within The Hollow Crown": Performing Kingship In Richard Ii And Henry Iv Part One, Angeline Morris 2019 Duquesne University

"Within The Hollow Crown": Performing Kingship In Richard Ii And Henry Iv Part One, Angeline Morris

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This paper examines the parallels and connections between Richard II and Prince Hal in Shakespeare’sRichard II and 1 Henry IV and what the results would be if the characters were cross-cast, or played by the same actor onstage, in performance. Criticism on the plays has often addressed the parallels between the two characters, but as of yet no one has examined ways to show this in performance. This paper acts as a form of critical introduction for a proposed combined performance text of both Richard II and 1 Henry IV, arguing that the textual parallels between the two ...


The Long Defeat – Glimpses Of Final Victory: The Years Of The Locust, Evan B. Lanning 2019 Cedarville University

The Long Defeat – Glimpses Of Final Victory: The Years Of The Locust, Evan B. Lanning

Channels: Where Disciplines Meet

An examination of Tolkien’s conception of history, the crisis of unpreparedness preceding the Second World War, and a relating of the story of Churchill’s warnings and eventual ascension to the position of Prime Minister. This study will compare the historical perspective of Tolkien, as represented in his fictional works, with the turmoil that transpired during the early days of WWII. Mostly, it will demonstrate how Tolkien’s view of history manifested itself within the context of the very perilous realities leading up to WWII. Nonetheless, a larger portrait of the nation of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, and their ...


A Lethal Spill, Gillian Carney 2019 University of Miami

A Lethal Spill, Gillian Carney

Gillian Carney

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Journey’S End: A Final Ma Portfolio, Rachel Evans 2019 Bowling Green State University

Journey’S End: A Final Ma Portfolio, Rachel Evans

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

Designed for and rooted in the power of revision and growth over the course of a degree's worth of learning, this is a final portfolio completed for BGSU's Master's of Arts in English degree.


“It Lurks In The Saying, Not What’S Being Said”: Possible Worlds Theory And Gender Performativity In Marina Carr’S Low In The Dark, Andie Madsen, Susan Reese 2019 Portland State University

“It Lurks In The Saying, Not What’S Being Said”: Possible Worlds Theory And Gender Performativity In Marina Carr’S Low In The Dark, Andie Madsen, Susan Reese

Student Research Symposium

Low in the Dark by Irish playwright Marina Carr is an absurdist play that focuses heavily on concepts of gender as performance. It does so mainly through role-playing scenes in which two same-gender characters reenact a heterosexual relationship. These scenes can be tied to Marie-Laure Ryan’s conceptions of the four kinds of textual alternative possible worlds (TAPWs) within possible worlds theory: fantasy, wish, obligation, and knowledge. An analysis of the play’s role-playing scenes in conjunction with gender performativity and these four types of TAPW reveals the constructed-ness of gender norms within the work, which further calls into question ...


The Desire For Chaste Love In Book Three Of The Faerie Queene, Hayley McClenny 2019 University of Texas at Tyler

The Desire For Chaste Love In Book Three Of The Faerie Queene, Hayley Mcclenny

English Department Theses

This paper examines the complex relationship between chastity and consummation presented in Book Three of The Faerie Queene. By recasting the Ovidian myth of Venus and Adonis, Spenser creates a definition of chastity that is based in the bond of natural emotion that includes sexual expression without the damaging effects of lust. Venus and Adonis are the first to enact love based on this definition and exemplify perfection in their expression and acceptance of love. From their example, all other lovers in Book Three act in favor of or against the notion of selfless and chaste love. Chapter two details ...


Mansfield Park By Kate Hamill (And Jane Austen), Christopher Nagle 2019 Western Michigan University

Mansfield Park By Kate Hamill (And Jane Austen), Christopher Nagle

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

This article reviews the world premiere of Kate Hamill's Mansfield Park directed by Stuart Carden and produced for the Northlight Theatre in Chicago in November and December 2018. Hamill’s bold new adaptation is notable for foregrounding the contexts of empire and the slave trade undergirding the novel, and in ultimately offering a feminist fairy-tale of radical self-assertion and self-determination for its heroine.


Review Of Abigail Williams's The Social Life Of Books: Reading Together In The Eighteenth-Century Home, Andrea L. Coldwell 2019 Coker College

Review Of Abigail Williams's The Social Life Of Books: Reading Together In The Eighteenth-Century Home, Andrea L. Coldwell

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

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Jane Austen Camp, Devoney Looser 2019 Arizona State University

Jane Austen Camp, Devoney Looser

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Austen camp has become prevalent, even omnipresent, today, in visions and versions of her and her fiction, using them as a canvas for zombies, porn, or roller derby. Some of it may be kitsch, but it’s arguably camp. Investigating Austen as camp is a valuable way to understand her humor and her social criticism, as we now understand camp as a positive literary and social practice. But rather than asking if and when camp is “there,” for Austen or for her past readers, we might instead investigate what aspects or elements of her reputation or her writing we notice ...


Neoclassicism And Camp In Sir William Hamilton’S Naples, Ersy Contogouris 2019 Université de Montréal

Neoclassicism And Camp In Sir William Hamilton’S Naples, Ersy Contogouris

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Susan Sontag, in her now-classic “Notes on Camp” (1964), traces the origins of camp to the eighteenth century (13, 14, 33). And although it is precisely the baroque and rococo art movements against which Winckelmann rebelled that Sontag identifies as camp, it is worth reflecting on whether the notion of imitation that is central to both movements – imitation of ancient works in the case of neoclassicism, and imitation as parody in the case of camp (Meyer 7) – might not bring the two closer. Once the conceptual chasm separating neoclassicism and camp has begun to be bridged, we can push our ...


Sterne’S Sentimental Temptations: Sex, Sensibility, And The Uses Of Camp, Julie Beaulieu 2019 University of Pittsburgh

Sterne’S Sentimental Temptations: Sex, Sensibility, And The Uses Of Camp, Julie Beaulieu

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Laurence Sterne’s lack of commitment to the tenets of sentimentality in A Sentimental Journey—present in his ability to mock and praise the individual capacity to feel, and more precisely, in his satirical reading of the “cult of sensibility,” the new ideological imperative to have and to showcase deep, sentimental feelings—remains as one of the central challenges for readings of the novel. To explore Sterne’s portrayal of sensibility in A Sentimental Journey, I turn to camp sensibility, and the discussions that followed Susan Sontag’s “Notes on Camp.” Sterne’s novel could be read as camp, perhaps ...


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