ThesisPitakamonpan, Thitiporn Bee TanThe Mazurka—a traditional Polish dance—evokes powerful feelings in composers and listeners alike. This study investigates three Mazurkas from different historical periods: Mazurka op.17, no.4 by Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka op.50, no.12 by Karol Szymanows . . .
Masters ThesisA comparative analysis of oppression and enlightenment in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Toni Morrison’s SulaTalbert, KristinToni Morrison’s Sula and Kate Chopin’s The Awakening illustrate the negative implications of a patriarchal society as their female characters are compelled to sacrifice their identities to conform. Although they are from different time periods, settin . . .