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Some Comfort To The Order Of Things: A Journey Through The Terrain Of Silence, Grief, And Nature, Laura Derr Nov 2012

Some Comfort To The Order Of Things: A Journey Through The Terrain Of Silence, Grief, And Nature, Laura Derr

Honors Program Theses

My Honors Thesis engages my personal narrative surrounding the death of my father, who passed away of lymphoma in October, 2010, with Terry Tempest Williams’ autobiographical memoir, Refuge, exploring the paradox between our modern medical system and the natural order of life and death. Williams' memoir presents a close relationship with the natural world as an avenue through which it is possible to face grief and loss in a more healthy, calm and even spiritual way-- a way that is not traditionally presented in our highly medicalized society and was starkly absent from my father’s final days, despite his ...


Writing Portfolio, Stephanie Sidney Oct 2012

Writing Portfolio, Stephanie Sidney

Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects

A collection of essays.


Life Knots, Meghan Melissa Mcdonald May 2012

Life Knots, Meghan Melissa Mcdonald

Masters Theses

This collection of creative nonfiction essays is framed by M.M. Bakhtin’s concept of the chronotope, the concrete juncture of time and space. Chronotopes include technical relationships between those elements, as well as worldviews. Each essay examines a different thing or place as a chronotope, including maps, a well house, boxes, a dining room, periodical cicadas, and a sand dollar. All of the essays, however, share themes, including the search for unity (and for what actually constitutes unity), relationships between ways of knowing, and relationships between the personal, spiritual, environmental, and cultural. The essays span genres, from the personal ...


The Lantern, 2011-2012, Arielle Ross, Maire Moriarty, Rosie Clark, Sydney Dodson, Marissa Perilli, Connor Mcnamara, Anna Lorine, Kristin Cichowski, Ellyn Rolleston, Amanda Blythe, Dominick Knowles, Scott Sherman, Anna Larouche, Madeline Constantino, James Harper, Sara Sherr, Callie Ingram, Dixon Speaker, Brooke Haley, Allison Cavanaugh, Travis Quinn, Quinn Gilman-Forlini, Chris Dickerson, Grace Buchele, Rayna Nunes, Brett Neslen, Rachel Perry, Matthew O'Brien, Kendal Conrad, Kurt Stumpo, Mj Mcginn, Sarah Cogswell, Lindsay Hogan, Jenny Phillips, Emily Dugan, Bethani Zeller '12, Kaitlin Murphy, Monica Reuman '15, Kyle Davis, Rikki Kathryn Eble, Alexandra Duch, Karen Levandoski, Liz Palovick Apr 2012

The Lantern, 2011-2012, Arielle Ross, Maire Moriarty, Rosie Clark, Sydney Dodson, Marissa Perilli, Connor Mcnamara, Anna Lorine, Kristin Cichowski, Ellyn Rolleston, Amanda Blythe, Dominick Knowles, Scott Sherman, Anna Larouche, Madeline Constantino, James Harper, Sara Sherr, Callie Ingram, Dixon Speaker, Brooke Haley, Allison Cavanaugh, Travis Quinn, Quinn Gilman-Forlini, Chris Dickerson, Grace Buchele, Rayna Nunes, Brett Neslen, Rachel Perry, Matthew O'Brien, Kendal Conrad, Kurt Stumpo, Mj Mcginn, Sarah Cogswell, Lindsay Hogan, Jenny Phillips, Emily Dugan, Bethani Zeller '12, Kaitlin Murphy, Monica Reuman '15, Kyle Davis, Rikki Kathryn Eble, Alexandra Duch, Karen Levandoski, Liz Palovick

The Lantern Literary Magazines

• Frangipani
• A Shadow
• Dear Anne, In this Place, Stringbean Girls
• Back to a Dandelion
• How to Plant a Room
• Swimming Pool Poem 30
• The Naming of Daughters
• Berman Museum Photographs
• Truth or Dare
• The Song of Remembrance, L'vov, Poland, 1940
• Headlights
• Prayer of Thanks
• Numbers Game
• Pediment
• Home Sick
• Lust
• Sand Lining Instructions
• A-A-Ask a Question
• Flash Cards
• Columbus Day
• Mr. Yoest Gives His Report to the Police Officers on Wednesday Night
• Gender Trouble
• The Internet Connection at Ursinus College
• Assuming You'll Still be Here
• 10/28/11, Third Poem
• October
• Actions that Affirm and Confirm Us as ...