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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Pleasure as Pathology: Trauma and Perversion in the Fiction of David Foster Wallace, Erik Cofer

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Representing the Past and Future Post-9/11 Manhattan: Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City and Colum McCann's Let the Great World Spin as Disavowing Fiction, Richard Conley

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Kerouac's Dharma Bums (1958) & DeLillo's Americana (1971): An Investigation of the Influences of Media, Spatiality, & Buddhism on Selfhood in Mid-twentieth-century American Culture & Consciousness, Alex Gregor and Alex Ryan Gregor

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The Remediation of Dumas Fils' La Dame aux Camélias, Brandi Guined

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The Nature of Religious Melancholy: Edward Taylor's Poetic Treatments of a 17th Century Epidemic, Sheena K. Johnson

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Samuel Butler's Ernest Pontifex, or The Way of All Flesh: Evolution, Religion, and Wealth, Carla Mills

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The Horrific “Mother/ Monster” and the Spaces Between in Ridley Scott's Alien and James Cameron's Aliens, Terri M. Nicholson

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Postcolonial Trauma Narratives: Traumatic Historiography and Identity in Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome, Jennifer Olive

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Victimology, Andrea Orourke

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Emergent Disciplines and Cultural Divisions: Melvin Kranzberg’s “Laws of Technology" and New Humanities, Matthew Sansbury

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Breathing Machines, Patchwork Monsters and Mechanical Limbs: Steampunk and the Grotesque, Angela C. Santoro

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The Haunted Don's House: Architectural Liminality, Socio-poltical Conservation and Burgeoning Modernism in Montague Rhodes James's "Episode of Cathedral History", Daniel Townsend

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"You Ain't Got No Blueprint on It": How Discovery Channel's Moonshiners Re-Presents and Revises Southern Appalachian Cultural Memory, Kelly Vines

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Abjection and Empathy: The Shared Spaces and Blurred Boundaries of Infinite Jest, Emily Washburn

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Who's Afraid Of The Wicked Wit?: A Comparison Of The Satirical Treatment Of The University System In Terry Pratchett's Discworld And Evelyn Waugh's Decline And Fall, Mary Alice Wojciechowski

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Lifting the Veil Between George Eliot's "The Lifted Veil" and Henry James' "The Beast in the Jungle, Dan Abitz

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Is Pinterest Really Killing Feminism?, Lauren E. Alford

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A Plain Apology: Teaching Plain Style in First-Year Composition, Benjamin H. Austin

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Migrating Ministry: New Media Literacy And Christian Communication, Frederick A. Cole III

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A Phrenological Assesment of Rebecca Harding Davis’s Sketch, “Blind Tom”, LeAnne M. Davis

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“Nature gave a second groan”: The Decay of Nature in Paradise Lost and Seventeenth-Century Discussion, Mary Grace Elliott

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Staff Management in the Writing Center: Theoretical and Practical Preparation for Administrators, Kelly Elmore

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Awesome Inconsequence: Critique of Modern Society through Apocalyptic Frivolity in the Early Novels of Waugh and Fitzgerald, Jessica H. Graves

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Hunting and Writing the Whale: Masculine Responses to the Maternal in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, Seth A. Hagen

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Cyborg in the Mirror: Embodiment in Video Games, Andrea Judy

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Re-Discovering Ethan Allen and Thomas Young's Reason the Only Oracle of Man: The Rise of Deism in Pre-Revolutionary America, Benjamin Kolenda

Expectations and Realities of Online Information Databases: A Rhetorical Analysis of WebMD, Christine A. Lurie

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A Folkloristic Literary Analysis of Cultural Collision in the Work of Bobbie Ann Mason, Sally J. Newman

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The Rhetoric of Queer: Subverting Heteronormative Social Institutions and Creating New Meaning, Marissa Nolan

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'This World of Sorrow and Trouble': The Criminal Type of Oliver Twist, Megan N. Samples

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Water's Weight, Mary Christine Swint

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Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Uncertain Implications of Scarlett's Life Decisions in Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind, Elizabeth A. Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The Pursuit of Happiness: The State of the American Dream in Suzan-Lori Parks's Topdog/Underdog, Sabrina A. Abid

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Evolution of Ethics in the Island of Doctor Moreau and Heart of Darkness, Christine D. Anlicker

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The Trauma of Chattel Slavery: A Womanist Perspective Women on Georgia in Early American Times, Dionne Blasingame

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Through the Looking Glass: Another Reading of Willa Cather's The Professor's House, Rebecca H. Bonacchi

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Revealing and Concealing Hitler's Visual Discourse: Considering "Forbidden" Images with Rhetorics of Display, Matthew G. Donald

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A True and Lonesome West: The Spaces of Sam Shepard and Martin McDonagh, Sarah A. Dyne

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The Life of Thomas, Mark Elberfeld

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Toward An Ethic of Failure in Three Novels by Herman Melville, Elinore Faustino

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Dressing Their Best: Independent Fashion Bloggers and the Complexities of Ethos, Melody C. Heffner

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Gothic Romance and Poe's Authorial Intent in "The Fall of the House of Usher", Robert F. Hiatt

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In Their Words: Women's Holocaust Memoirs, Shana Latimer

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Carnival, Convents, and the Cult of St. Rocque: Cultural Subterfuge in the Work of Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Sibongile B. Lynch

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It's Different for Girls: Coming of Age in Two Victorian Novels, Jamila McTizic

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Phenomenology of Space and TIme in Rudyard Kipling's Kim: Understanding Identity in the Chronotope, Daniel S. Parker

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Dismantling the Spatiality of Heaven in the Prayer Poems of Emily Dickinson, Scott A. Pett

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Readings of Zwelethu Mthethwa's South African Photographs: Postcolonialsim, Abjection, and Cultural Studies, Dusty K. Ross

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The Lactating Body on Display: Collective Rhetoric and Resistant Discourse in Breastfeeding Activism, Amy M. Saxon

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Slothrop's Sublime: Perversion and Paranoia in Gravity's Rainbow, Christopher Simony

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Who Cycles Into Our Valley, Benjamin M. Solomon

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Writing Space, Righting Place: Language as a Heterotopic Space in Olaudah Equiano's Interesting Narrative, Lelania Ottoboni Watkins

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"How Art Thou Lost": Reconsidering the Fall in Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night, Meredith A. Zaring

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Knot, Laura L. Beasley

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"Born Every Minute": Reworking the Mythology of the American Medicine Show, Owen C. Cantrell

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Palamedes, Paul A. Cantrell

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Hawthorne's Transcendental Ambivalence in Mosses from an Old Manse, Matthew S. Eisenman

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God Made the Apples, We Made the Bites, Jessica Danielle Hand

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A Critical Study of Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, Joy A. Hebert Ms.

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Willa Cather's O Pioneers!: Violence and Modernist Aesthetics, Jordan F. Hobson

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Three Daughters in Search of Mothers: Exploring Surrogate Motherhood in Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Kathryn M. Huie

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Inside and Outside 1101: First-Year Student Perceptions of Academic Writing, Laura E. Jones

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Queering the Family Space: Confronting the Child Figure and the Evolving Dynamics of Intergenerational Relations in Don DeLillo's White Noise, Joshua Little

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Sounds Carefully Crafted: Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Literary Composition, Francisco Lopez

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Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Comedy: Finding the Humor in Rasselas through Ecclesiastes, Mary Katherine Mason

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"Now There's No Difference": Artificial Subjectivity as a Posthuman Negotiation of Hegel's Master/Slave Dialectic, Casey J. McCormick

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Haunting the House, Haunting the Page: The Spectral Governess in Victorian Fiction, Shane G. McGowan

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Faulkner's Literary Environment: Assessing the South's Relationship with Land Abuse, Eric Sandarg

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"Growing like the Plants from Unseen Roots": The Equalizing Role of Plant Imagery in Aurora Leigh, Sarah King Steiner

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The Special Artist, William W. Taft Jr

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For the Future: An Examination of Conspiracy and Terror in the Works of Don Delillo, Ashleigh Whelan

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Reading 9/11 in 21st Century Apocalyptic Horror Films, Colby D. Williams

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Connecting the Old with the New: Developing a Podcast Usability Heuristic from the Canons of Rhetoric, Laurissa J. Wolfram

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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William Apess and Sherman Alexie: Imagining Indianness in (Non)Fiction, Gabriel M. Andrews

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The Ministry of Passion and Meditation: Robert Southwell's Marie Magdalens Funeral Teares and the Adaptation of Continental Influences, Mark Russell Benedict

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The Pleiadic Age of Stuart Poesie: Restoration Uranography, Dryden's Judicial Astrology, and the Fate of Anne Killigrew, Morgan Alexander Brown

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Fish from Deep Water, Monica R. Burchfield

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Guyon's Sensitive Appetite, Matthew J. Davis

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The Forgiveness Project, Karen Lee Gentry

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The Visual Rhetoric of Craftsmanship, Amalia K. Gonzales

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Eudora Welty's Theatrical Sketches of 1948: Summer Diversion or Lost Potential? Bye-Bye Brevoort and Other Sketches, Leslie H. Gordon

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Ford Madox Ford's Good Soldier in a Modern World, Constance Hinds

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William Shakespeare's Parable of "Is" and "Seems": Ironies of God's Providence in Hamlet and Measure for Measure, Joseph L. Kelly

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From Rivers to Gardens: The Ambivalent Role of Nature in My Ántonia, O Pioneers!, and Death Comes to the Archbishop, Graham Kirkland

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A Woman's Touch in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night: Pulling the Women Out of the Background, Merry B. Luong

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‘Sugarman Done Fly Away’: Kindred Threads of Female Madness and Male Flight in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Classical Greek Myth, Ebony O. McNeal

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Initiation in the Novellas of Henry James, Collyn E. Milsted

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“How Silence Best Can Speak”: The Distrust of Speech in George Meredith's Modern Love, Ellen J. Murray

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"Perhaps the Bear Heard Fleur Calling, and Answered": The Significance of Magical Realism in Louise Erdrich's Tracks as a Postcolonial Novel, Emily Myrick

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A Joint Reading of the Color Purple and the Awakening: From Feminism to Womanism and the Significance of Authentic Feminine Space, Catthuan L. Nguyen

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Thomas De Quincey's Retreat into the "Nilotic Mud": Orientalism as a Response to Social Strain, Patrick W. Osborne

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Mistress of Restraint, Jenny R. Sadre-Orafai

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The Presence of Jacques Lacan's Mirror Stage and Gaze in Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and in Rouben Mamoulian's 1931 Film, Enoch Shane Smith

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The Same-Spelling Hapax of the Commedia of Dante, Terrill Shepard Soules

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Un-Fairytales: Realism and Black Feminist Rhetoric in the Works of Jessie Fauset, Danielle L. Tillman

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Gypsie, Cynthia P. Vergara

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Turning Back Time: Duration, Simultaneity, and the Timeless in Fitzgerald and Fincher's Benjamin Button, Nathan Wagner

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Opening the Window to Edward Whittemore: Systems that Govern Human Experience, Joseph L. Winland Jr.

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Traveling Light, Sarah L. Winterfield

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Representations of Labor in the Slave Narrative, Agnel Natasha Barron