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    Masters Thesis
    Salinas, Tomas
    A Garden of Roses is a novela Chicana about a group of young people growing up in a predominantly working class, Mexican-American barrio in Northern California. The pieces in this collection attempt to blend, or “amasar,” on many fronts, to exist with . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Lanatti Shen, Jennifer
    Due to its heavy emphasis on student creativity and diversity in communication styles, multimodality is a useful vehicle for practicing equitable pedagogies in the classroom. This thesis provides a practical method of implementing equitable multimodal . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Funk, Kami
    Gone Baby Gone focuses its lens on the emotional toll of a broken family, abuse, and loss. It tackles harsh subjects, including kidnapping and human trafficking, while still maintaining a sense of hope. Esther Esparza’s sixteen-year-old brother Antoni . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Franklin Turner, Janice
    The history of the United States has been fraught with contradictions that challenge the meaning of the values we have always professed. Despite it all, Black and other minoritized people have persevered, making lives within the conditions that they h . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Calderon, Erica
    Through a poststructuralist lens, this thesis deconstructs character interiority in modernist literature to locate the subjective experience of the modern individual amid the cultural and social shifts of the early twentieth century. By doing so, this . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Brown, Steven V.
    A social commentary focused upon racism, politics, gender inequality, sexual exploitation and the effect of archetypes upon cultural psychology, Carnival Songs is a novel that attempts to highlight the negative aspects of American social orders that h . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Brennan, Nicholas
    This novel is about a group of friends who discover their individual past lives and find enlightenment. They rely on their experiences to come together to fight the Devil and his evil Underworlder Army, helping humanity pass through the Great Filter a . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Bland, Kayli
    The recent death of George Floyd sparked civil unrest and protest in every major city across the United States as well as internationally. The American people called for justice, not only for Floyd but for all the Black men, women, and children wrongf . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Baker, Sean
    By examining trans-corporeal, material activity within the battlefield and home-front environments of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, this study argues that trauma awakens protagonist Paul Baumer to the vitality of things and th . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Arend, Ashlyn
    A collection of poetry, tangible mouth explores the associative power of both language and silence from a highly visual aesthetic. While the collection as a whole speaks about spaces both liminal and domestic, landscapes that are both real and imagine . . .