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Sandy Brown, Snow Blooms, Joshua Fox May 2019

Sandy Brown, Snow Blooms, Joshua Fox

Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing Theses

Sandy Brown, Snow Blooms is a magical realist novel centered on Bloom, an allegedly good man turned cynical and depressed after being abandoned and betrayed by his former friend Snow. Snow disappeared before Bloom was able to deal with him in any way, and months later, Bloom can’t take it anymore. Now, he embarks on a surreal and contemplative journey to find Snow and exact his revenge upon him.


Fading Landscapes: The Culture Of Exile And The Open Road, Marc T. Rentschler Jan 2018

Fading Landscapes: The Culture Of Exile And The Open Road, Marc T. Rentschler

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article seeks to analyze the complex relationship between material culture and hegemonic constructions of ideology along with their tendency to make their way into larger institutional apparatuses of society. For this study this interaction is explored through the symbolic construction of the american roadways and a selective. Drawing on Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Baudrillard’s America, and William Least Heat Moon’s Blue Highways, this work attempts to combine critical perspectives on the formation of public space with the events of these works in order to formulate how the ideological values which are subsumed by the representational ...


Teaching Creative Writing In The Age Of Common Core, Casey Unverferth Feb 2016

Teaching Creative Writing In The Age Of Common Core, Casey Unverferth

Honors Projects

The core of my honors project includes a 12-day unit plan for teaching creative writing in the form of narratives. I created lessons for 12 days, created the materials needed for each day, and created a website where my work has been displayed for my future classroom. The website link is: teachcreatewrite.weebly.com. All materials for the unit plan are broken down by day, and I chose to expand upon 3 days in a short lesson plan template.


The Lost Row, Roman Buetel Dec 2014

The Lost Row, Roman Buetel

Honors Projects

Set in 2032, The Lost Row chronicles the pre-dystopian city of Fostoria, where three citizens have taken it upon themselves to combat crime.


Half, Ethan Keeley Dec 2013

Half, Ethan Keeley

Gandy Dancer Archives

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The Truth Chair, Pam Howe Dec 2013

The Truth Chair, Pam Howe

Gandy Dancer Archives

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Leaving Adak, Dean Tripp Dec 2013

Leaving Adak, Dean Tripp

Gandy Dancer Archives

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Watch The Ash Soar, Emily Drew Dec 2013

Watch The Ash Soar, Emily Drew

Gandy Dancer Archives

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How To Walk In The Dark, Jim Ryan Dec 2013

How To Walk In The Dark, Jim Ryan

Gandy Dancer Archives

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Chipped Polish And Hidden Cigarettes, Christina Mortellaro Dec 2013

Chipped Polish And Hidden Cigarettes, Christina Mortellaro

Gandy Dancer Archives

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"Parable Of The Lost Finger" Podcast, Bryan M. Furuness Sep 2013

"Parable Of The Lost Finger" Podcast, Bryan M. Furuness

Bryan M. Furuness

This episode we bring you the brand-spanking new bible stories of Bryan Furuness, in which Lucifer is a precocious little boy and Jesus is his accident-prone buddy. The suburban children of this unholy scripture effortlessly humiliate their mortal parents, who lock them out on summer days, and paint mustaches on their portraits.


One Mad-Man's Journey Through Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley Jan 2013

One Mad-Man's Journey Through Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley

Rodney E Langley

A Mad-Man. Born of Man. Hunched-back at birth, Now straight in form, but manner? Maliciously attacked in early childhood, his memories create horrible retribution in alternate realities.


"Chance" Screenplay, Simone Laroche May 2011

"Chance" Screenplay, Simone Laroche

Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects

My Capstone Thesis is a creative screenplay pursuing the complexities of predestination and our innate obsession to control fate. I became intrigued with the idea that our decisions or actions dictate outcomes we may have had the ability to prevent or perpetuate. I recently found it difficult to accept my misfortunes for ineptitude or lack of preparation. Instead I called it “fate” or “destiny” that circumstances were not meant to work in my favor. In hindsight I realized I had allowed my passivity to compensate for my lack of commitment and courage to take risks. Granted, I do believe regardless ...


Adios, Ramon Gonzales, Bryan M. Furuness Jan 2010

Adios, Ramon Gonzales, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

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