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Masters ThesisWhat is in a name: Olga Grushin's nameless protagonist, Mrs. Caldwell, in Forty Rooms as an "everywoman"Gates, Andrew E.This thesis is an investigation into the role of names within Olga Grushin’s Forty Rooms, in order to in understand the protagonist, Mrs. Caldwell, as an “everywoman” in which readers can see themselves. I use the names of the male characters to show . . .
Masters Thesis"This fenced-off narrow space": an analysis of race and place in Maud Martha, All They Will Call You, and Owls Don't Have to Mean DeathEllet, Hannah CamilleAmerican contemporary and multicultural literature focuses on issues surrounding race. This project analyzes race through differing spaces, places, and environments in three works of 20th and 21st century American literature. Despite their differences . . .
Masters ThesisAll America behind him: transcendental aesthetics, natural religion, and American phenomenology in Henry David Thoreau's Walden & Cape CodCollins, Nathan JoshuaThis thesis is built on the assumption that in order to be a serious Thoreau scholar, one must move away from Walden (1854) and read his other works. Walden is, to be sure, Thoreau’s most studied book and remains an iconic example of 19th-century Amer . . .