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 Degree Discipline: [English]
 Degree Level: Master's
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Some phases of English Life as Revealed in Jonson's Early Comedies

Some phases of English Life as Revealed in Jonson's Early Comedies

Date: August 1937
Creator: Campbell, Mary Tom
Description: This thesis aimed to present Johnson's wide knowledge of his own age and to discuss his minute observation of contemporary life in England and to show the satirical and realistic means of detached castigation with which he mirrored his conclusions.
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The Treatment of Nature in the Poetry of Sidney Lanier

The Treatment of Nature in the Poetry of Sidney Lanier

Date: August 1938
Creator: Davis, J. Ray
Description: This thesis attempts to study the sensuous impresions of nature on Lanier and the method uses in telling how those impresions are made. The study try to present the relation of nature and Lanier.
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A Study of the Poetry of Emily Dickinson

A Study of the Poetry of Emily Dickinson

Date: August 1937
Creator: Dickinson, George Truett
Description: This discussion purports to be an original study of the poetry of Emily Dickinson, a study based chiefly on the poems themselves and not on a digest of critical views and opinions.
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The Negro as a Character in Recent American Fiction

The Negro as a Character in Recent American Fiction

Date: August 1936
Creator: Early, Minnie Lee
Description: This study aimed to assess the character in Recent American fiction. It concludes that writers of Negro literature have been quick to see the effectiveness of the use of Negro religious beliefs and practices in giving reality and substance to their racial pictures. Black men have to live in a white man's world. As a whole, contemporary American fiction gives a panorimic view of Negroes of almost every section.
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Science and Pseudo-Science in Poe's Works

Science and Pseudo-Science in Poe's Works

Date: August 1938
Creator: Hall, Thomas
Description: This study attempts to list subjects in the field of Science, in which Poe had an interest. For the purpose of this study, the writer has divided the field of Science into the following heads: medicine, chemistry, biology, navigation, metrology, astronomy, physics, mathematics, and invention. Pseudo-sciences classified as: psychology, metphysics, phrenolgy, astrology, galvanism, mesmerism, logic reasoning, cryptography, and graphology.
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The Narrative Art of Edgar Allan Poe

The Narrative Art of Edgar Allan Poe

Date: August 1939
Creator: Hanks, LaCola Lu
Description: This thesis is focused on the motivations and influences on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe's work and letters are used to support the hypothesis that his work resulted from a desire to be recognized.
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Jonathan Swift as a Satirist

Jonathan Swift as a Satirist

Date: August 1939
Creator: Holcomb, Sallie B. (Couch)
Description: This thesis presents a the satire of Jonathan Swift's writings framed within the context of the historical events and conditions as they existed during his lifetime.
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Witchcraft in the Elizabethan Drama

Witchcraft in the Elizabethan Drama

Date: August 1940
Creator: Jaeggli, Clarence
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination of the influence of witchcraft superstitions upon Elizabethan-era dramas.
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An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Johnson, Myrtle Crawford
Description: The objective of this study are: -to list and describe activities and methods used in the junior high school libraries of Texas, -to present data regarding the administration, staff, and facilites of the libraries in junior high schools of Texas, -to determine to what extent the junir high school libraries of Texas are exceeding or falling short of meeting the standards for secondary school libraries as set forth by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and finally, -to propose certain improvements or change to be made to conform to the Standards of the Southern Association.
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A Study of the Arthurian Legends as Treated by Tennyson, Arnold, and Robinson

A Study of the Arthurian Legends as Treated by Tennyson, Arnold, and Robinson

Date: August 1938
Creator: Kay, Iva Stuart
Description: In studying the early history of the legends, the author have found that it could be divided into three periods: 1) the period of origins, 2) the period of literary creation, and 3) the period of translation and adaptation. The last period may be said to have never reached a conclusion, for writers of many nations are still finding in the ancient legends material for poem and song.
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