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Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses

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What Words? An Exploration Of Temporality And Language Through Poetry, Richard Nino Apr 2005

What Words? An Exploration Of Temporality And Language Through Poetry, Richard Nino

Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses

Poetry is now, it contains the past and the present. There are two essential aspects of poetry that make it what it is: time and language. I have directed my attention towards these two aspects of poetry because I believe that poetry is immortal. Time is always running away from us; as we grow older, we find less and less time and wonder where it all went. But the language of poetry runs side by side with time; memories and words are what we’re left with in the end, and even they can be taken from us. There is ...


Burnout And Other Stories, Newell Roche Apr 2005

Burnout And Other Stories, Newell Roche

Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses

“Hey, Jake,” Maria called as she approached the back porch. “You 'sleep?” “Yep,” replied Jake gruffly, as he stroked the fat orange cat that lay curled on his lap. “Mind if I sit?” she asked. “Sit wherever you want; you own the place,” Jake responded flatly. “But I ain’t got another chair.” Maria’s dad owned the house Jake was renting, so he felt obligated to refrain from telling her to leave whenever she showed up, but he didn’t care for her very much. She was actually pretty attractive; they had even dated once in high school. Her ...