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The Beatles as Poets (1965-70)

Description: Poster presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster analyzes and identifies the poetic elements of The Beatles' lyrics from 1965 to 1970. The primary goal is to demonstrate that the band's lyrics are serious poetry, not merely performance.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Murphy, Stephanie M. & Baird, James L.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Mental Illness in Literature: Case Studies of Sylvia Plath and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Description: This study examines mental illness in literature, with a focus on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar', the primary texts of the research, and develops similarities and personal connections between the authors and their mentally unstable main characters.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Dyer, Darby & Flowers, Theresa
Partner: UNT Honors College

The "Nature" of Sovereignty and the Female Intellectual in Milton's Paradise Lost

Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the effect of Queen Elizabeth I's sovereignty as a monarch on English literature in the 17th century England, especially the work of John Milton's 'Paradise Lost'.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Trotter, Megan & Curran, Kevin
Partner: UNT Honors College

William James, Gustav Fechner, and Early Psychophysics

Description: This article examines aspects of William James's thought such as his "transmission theory" of consciousness, his ideas on the "knowing of things together," and "the compounding of consciousness," which suggest his working toward a naturalistic understanding of consciousness.
Date: October 4, 2011
Creator: Hawkins, Stephanie
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences