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Stopping For Death: Plays, Poetry, And Prose, Sally Johnson Dec 2010

Stopping For Death: Plays, Poetry, And Prose, Sally Johnson

Honors Theses

Thesis consists of plays and poetry composed by Sally Johnson.


A Person Of Interest, Jesse Lepre Aug 2010

A Person Of Interest, Jesse Lepre

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Presents a drama-based screenplay which explores the stereotyping of the modern Italian-American male in contemporary American society.


Should Writers Use They Own English, Vershawn A. Young Jun 2010

Should Writers Use They Own English, Vershawn A. Young

Vershawn A Young

This paper argues against critic Stanley Fish's assertion that students should not use dialect in academic writing.


Nah, We Straight: An Argument Against Code-Switching, Vershawn A. Young Jun 2010

Nah, We Straight: An Argument Against Code-Switching, Vershawn A. Young

Vershawn A Young

Although linguists have traditionally viewed code-switching as the simultaneous use of two language varieties in a single context, scholars and teachers of English have appropriated the term to argue for teaching minority students to monitor their languages and dialects according to context. For advocates of code-switching, teaching students to distinguish between “home language” and “school language” offers a solution to the tug-of-war between standard and nonstandard Englishes. This paper argues that this kind of code-switching may actually facilitate the illiteracy and academic failure that educators seek to eliminate and can promote resistance to Standard English rather than encouraging its use


Commonthought (2010), Commonthought Staff Jan 2010

Commonthought (2010), Commonthought Staff

Commonthought

This issue features works created by Lesley University students and covers a broad range of topics. The work itself crosses many disciplines from creative writing to visual arts.


Horizons, Volume 26, 2010, Sacred Heart University Jan 2010

Horizons, Volume 26, 2010, Sacred Heart University

Vistas (Horizons)

No abstract provided.