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Review Of The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away And Learned His Abc's The Hard Way By Patrick Mcdonnell, Raeann Christine Jent Jan 2017

Review Of The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away And Learned His Abc's The Hard Way By Patrick Mcdonnell, Raeann Christine Jent

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Tom Bombadil And Goldberry: Romantic Theology As Revelation In Tolkien’S The Lord Of The Rings, Brandon Best Apr 2016

Tom Bombadil And Goldberry: Romantic Theology As Revelation In Tolkien’S The Lord Of The Rings, Brandon Best

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

While the majority of literary critics suggest Tom Bombadil either subverts or dilutes the Rivendell’s against Mordor, this essay analyzes Bombadil and Goldberry through the romantic theology of Charles Williams, Tolkiens’ fellow Inkling. William’s romantic theology suggests romantic experiences reveals glimpses of perfection, suggesting the Hobbits’ stay at Tom Bombadil’s home within Withywindle reveals the ideal of salvation within The Lord of the Rings. Utilizing Williams’ Outlines of Romantic Theology, this essay shows how Tolkien’s vision for an ideal community guides Bombadil as the moral model for the rest of the free peoples to follow. While ...


I Am With You: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Fans, And The Harmful Effects Of Californication, Alexander Macphail-Fausey May 2015

I Am With You: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Fans, And The Harmful Effects Of Californication, Alexander Macphail-Fausey

English Seminar Capstone Research Papers

This is my capstone paper from English Seminar and my English degree. The paper is an analysis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers album Californication and its relation to the fan base of the band. It explores the influences on the creation of the album within a postmodern context, using the theories of Katherine Hayles, Jean Baudrillard, and Michel Foucault. Through these theories, the paper explores the postmodern impact on the Cult of Celebrity and the American Dream and how those affected the lives of Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante from the Peppers. Finally, the paper shows how the album ...


Review Of Mr. Squirrel And The Moon By Sebastian Meschenmoser, Jessica A. Elder Jan 2015

Review Of Mr. Squirrel And The Moon By Sebastian Meschenmoser, Jessica A. Elder

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Review Of The Day The Crayons Came Home By Drew Daywalt, Jessica A. Elder Jan 2015

Review Of The Day The Crayons Came Home By Drew Daywalt, Jessica A. Elder

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Review Of Beatrix Potter And Her Paint Box By David Mcphail, Jessica A. Elder Jan 2015

Review Of Beatrix Potter And Her Paint Box By David Mcphail, Jessica A. Elder

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Review Of Fetch By Jorey Hurley, Jessica A. Elder Jan 2015

Review Of Fetch By Jorey Hurley, Jessica A. Elder

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Review Of The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford By Suzanne Slade, Jessica A. Elder Jan 2015

Review Of The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford By Suzanne Slade, Jessica A. Elder

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