Masters ThesisGaniy, HelenMy thesis begins by interrogating the ways in which two texts by Harriet Beecher Stowe--Uncle Tom’s Cabin and its follow-up, Dred--construct Black supernatural ability as racially innate and divinely specific. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s notion of “Black . . .
Masters ThesisDifferent Branches of the Same Tree: Ecophobia and the Common Roots of Oppression in the Novels of Toni MorrisonCassells, BreanneThroughout Toni Morrison’s novels, characters struggle to reclaim their own humanity in the face of domination and trauma. While countless scholars have remarked upon the themes of oppression and language, and several others upon the symbolism of natu . . .