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 Decade: 1950-1959
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Mark Twain as a Literary Critic

Mark Twain as a Literary Critic

Date: August 1953
Creator: Jones, Lucylle Craddock
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present essays and letters in which Mark Twain discussed the art of writing or assumed the role of a literary critic.
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An Analysis of the Correspondence-improvement Program at Great American Reserve Insurance Company Dallas, Texas

An Analysis of the Correspondence-improvement Program at Great American Reserve Insurance Company Dallas, Texas

Date: June 1954
Creator: Brock, Luther A.
Description: A preliminary purpose of this study in the area of business communications was that of determining the status of correspondence improvement in stock life insurance companies in Dallas. However, the major purpose, which stemmed from the preliminary one, was to study intensively the approach used in Great American.
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Pyridine Derivatives of Naphthoquinone

Pyridine Derivatives of Naphthoquinone

Date: August 1954
Creator: Platas, Oscar R.
Description: This paper deals with the preparation of pyridinium derivatives of naphthoquinone. The starting material was 2,3-dichloro-1,4-naphthoquinone, and it was reacted with pyridine and 4-n-alkyl-pyridine derivatives.
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A Study of the Endocrine Glands and Their Implications for Education, with Special Emphasis on Industrial Arts

A Study of the Endocrine Glands and Their Implications for Education, with Special Emphasis on Industrial Arts

Date: February 1953
Creator: Cox, Lucius L.
Description: This is a study of the endocrine glands and their influence on the physical characteristics and behavior patterns of adolescents. The purpose of this study is not to present new ideas about the effects of the endocrine glands upon man, but to gather and present the information and data already available and to show how these glands of internal secretion affect the individual in his ability to participate in an educational program, with special emphasis on industrial arts.
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The Epic Element in Hiawatha

The Epic Element in Hiawatha

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bass, Mary Laura
Description: By tracing the development of the epic, oral and written, as in Chapter III, the qualities that are characteristic of the epic and the devices associated with the epic through continued usage were found to be the constant factors upon which the definition of the epic is formulated. The application to Hiawatha of the epic definition in terms of form, theme, subject matter, characters, tone, the use of the supernatural, and the use of characteristic devices, strengthens the thesis that Longfellow has written an epic.
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Senecan and Other Influences on Six Elizabethan Revenge Plays

Senecan and Other Influences on Six Elizabethan Revenge Plays

Date: August 1953
Creator: Fisher, Marilyn
Description: This thesis traces the revival of Senecan tragedy from 1570 to the end of the sixteenth century through some of the earlier translations, adaptations, and imitations, and to evaluate the significance of the final evolution of such works into the Elizabethan tragedy of revenge.
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Morphological and Physiological Changes in Micrococcus Pyogenes Var. Aureus during Development of its Resistance to Terramycin

Morphological and Physiological Changes in Micrococcus Pyogenes Var. Aureus during Development of its Resistance to Terramycin

Date: August 1959
Creator: Watson, Gerald T.
Description: The problem in this investigation consists of, first, the procurement of several strains of Micrococcus pyogenes var. aureus; second, the comparison of the degree and rate of development of resistance of these organisms to terramycin; and, third, to study the morphological and physiological changes which occur during the development of resistance.
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A Study of the Interaction between Pupils and Student Teachers and Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness

A Study of the Interaction between Pupils and Student Teachers and Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness

Date: January 1954
Creator: Drawhorn, Curtis L.
Description: There are three purposes of this study: (1) to determine the degree of interaction between pupils and student teachers and teaching effectiveness as rated by pupils; (2) to determine the significance of difference of pupil ratings between those who express "more" and those who express "less interest" in the course taught by the student teacher whom they were asked to rate; and (3) to study other variables such as sex, age, and achievement in order to show how they relate to pupil and student teacher interaction.
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A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

Date: June 1953
Creator: Thomas, R. Edward
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the soundness of the graduate educational-administration programs in the leading colleges and universities of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, in the light of criteria derived from psychologies of learning, and the etiologies of desirable traits such as leadership. A second purpose for setting up such criteria is to have a basis from which to draw recommendations and suggestions for improvement.
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The Attitudes of the Greek Philosophers toward the Industrial Arts

The Attitudes of the Greek Philosophers toward the Industrial Arts

Date: August 1954
Creator: Myers, Thomas E.
Description: It is not the aim of the writer to prove or disprove that the attitudes of the Greek philosophers toward industrial arts have any effect upon us today, but only to expose these attitudes and leave the reader to his own interpretation.
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