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 Decade: 1930-1939
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The Strain of Melancholy in Eighteenth Century Poetry

The Strain of Melancholy in Eighteenth Century Poetry

Date: May 1939
Creator: Savage, Manera Crass
Description: This thesis addresses the possible sources of melancholy evident in Eighteenth Century writing. Possibilities include nature, mental state, attitudes, sentimentalism, and significant works of fiction.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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