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A Study of the Diction in The Glass Menagerie

A Study of the Diction in The Glass Menagerie

Date: January 1965
Creator: Booth, Anita Dayao
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to make a close analysis of the diction in The Glass Menagerie. To discover an explanation for the poetic overtones and lyricism, achievement of the fluid quality of the dialogue, speech of Southern women, effective use of "strong language", use of symbols, and what degree language contributes to the success of the play.
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Friendship in the Life and Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Friendship in the Life and Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Date: August 1964
Creator: Graham, Don Ballew
Description: The aim of this thesis is twofold: to recapitulate the influences of friendship upon Robinson's life and to explore in depth the theme of friendship as it is revealed in the short poems and in the narratives.
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William Faulkner's Concept of Knowledge Beyond Reason

William Faulkner's Concept of Knowledge Beyond Reason

Date: August 1964
Creator: Deauquier, Sybil Hall
Description: This thesis on William Faulkner's concept of knowledge beyond reason includes a study of style and characterization and a study of possible sources.
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Women in Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine Plays

Women in Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine Plays

Date: June 1965
Creator: Owens, D. C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the problem of whether or not the female characters are lively, active, and essential in the Tamburlaine plays. The study has been broadened to include a consideration of the general attitudes toward women expressed in the plays. However, the central emphasis is on Zenocrate's characterization and function.
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Stephen Crane's Presentation of War

Stephen Crane's Presentation of War

Date: August 1964
Creator: Wilson, Fred E.
Description: This thesis explores the literary career of Stephen Crane, concentrating on his war works.
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Twentieth-Century Romanticism: W. H. Auden

Twentieth-Century Romanticism: W. H. Auden

Date: August 1964
Creator: Matthews, S. Jerry
Description: W. H. Auden represents an important example of a twentieth-century poet who has developed his style and technique under the influence of traditional and modernistic ideas. Though Auden's poetic stance is a modern one, he is an interesting example of a contemporary writer whose fascination for Romanticism is reflected in his work. This thesis looks at the influence of Romanticism and Modernism in his short poetry.
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Alienation and Reconciliation in the Novels of John Steinbeck

Alienation and Reconciliation in the Novels of John Steinbeck

Date: May 1964
Creator: McDaniel, Barbara Albrecht
Description: The purpose of this study is to show how, in a world with a system of values based on love, the characters in the novels of John Steinbeck are alienated and reconciled.
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Steele's Tatler and the Reformation of Manners

Steele's Tatler and the Reformation of Manners

Date: August 1964
Creator: Miller, Judith C.
Description: This study presents details about Richard Steele's efforts at the reformation of manners in the Tatler by determining against what behavior Steele directed his wit, how he proposed to reform what he found objectionable, and the degree of consistency in his views.
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The Role of Women in the Work of William Faulkner

The Role of Women in the Work of William Faulkner

Date: August 1968
Creator: Balkman, Betty Ann
Description: This study attempts to categorize the major women characters of Faulkner, and with a brief description of each, cast light upon the relationship of that character to Faulkner's other women and to the author's ultimate view of womankind.
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Philosophical Ideas in Five Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre

Philosophical Ideas in Five Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre

Date: June 1968
Creator: Portman, Stephen G.
Description: The drama of Jean-Paul Sartre is primarily an investigation into the meaning of the human condition. The question of primary concern is: What does it mean to be a human being? Through his drama, Sartre reveals the nature of the existential situation. This thesis looks at five plays of Sartre and discusses the philosophical ideas in each.
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