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Telling Our Story: A Literary Analysis of Disability Narratives
This thesis seeks to answer the question: what are the best practices when creating a narrative about disability? To answer this question, I analyze the development of disability narratives throughout four novels written ...
The Lens Through Which Ye See: Philosophy of Time in the Works of C.S. Lewis
What can modern philosophers of time learn from the fictional works of C.S. Lewis? In this thesis I demonstrate that Lewis’s conception of time as exemplified throughout his works, but particularly in the Chronicles of ...
The Age of Epic Grandeur: F. Scott Fitzgerald and America’s Cultural Memory of the 1920’s
F. Scott Fitzgerald is remembered as one of the most candid and influential writers of his era, the “Roaring Twenties.” From the swinging parties to the increased use of the automobile, Fitzgerald chronicled the dramatic ...
Literary Models of Manhood: Forming a Foundational Understanding of Healthy Masculinity
How are we to understand healthy masculinity? My thesis attempts to answer this question and redirect the current debate about masculinity in our culture from its focus on toxic masculinity to the more productive topic of ...
"Thy Damnation Slumbereth Not": A Study of the Effects of Shame in Literature from the Industrial Era
This thesis discusses the effect of shame on young women represented in Naturalist literature who have violated the sexual social contract of the late Nineteenth century. The research looks primarily at three works: Tess ...