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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Degree Discipline: [English]
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Analysis of Some of Browning's Major Characters.

An Analysis of Some of Browning's Major Characters.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Kincaid, Elizabeth
Description: This study aimed to show the variety and skill of Browning's portrayal of character and to prove that the unifying forces in his treatment of character is the development of the poet himself.
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Characterization in the Plays of Robert Greene

Characterization in the Plays of Robert Greene

Date: August 1938
Creator: Thornton, Ruby D.
Description: This study attempted to classify the characters in Greene's dramas and among other things, the study tried to show which characters are individuals and which are types.
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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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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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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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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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Self-Portrayal in the Plays of Ben Jonson

Self-Portrayal in the Plays of Ben Jonson

Date: August 1938
Creator: Saling, Virgie
Description: The purpose of this study was to discover to what extent Ben Jonson revealed himself in his plays and to explain how this self-portrayal has been effected.
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Social Backgrounds of the Characters in Willa Cather's Novels

Social Backgrounds of the Characters in Willa Cather's Novels

Date: August 1938
Creator: Pierson, Alma Nelson
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine and evaluate the various influence that have helped to make the characters in the works of Miss Cather what they are.
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Some constructive ideas in Swift's Gulliver's Travels

Some constructive ideas in Swift's Gulliver's Travels

Date: August 1937
Creator: Vivion, Fred Warren
Description: This study attempt to find in swift's Gulliver's Travels some constructive ideas which were far in advance of his time. This thesis elaborated on contemporary ideas of education, birth control, and government in order to show how much the present age has thought and written about these subjects, and to throw on this background Swift's thoughts, which are not elaborated.
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