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An Analysis and Production Book for a Staging of Jerry Bock's and Sheldon Harnick's The Apple Tree

Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is that of critically analyzing and producing the musical comedy The Apple Tree. The study attempts to adapt some of the major unifying elements of this production and, in addition, unite the show through the use of color. The study also attempts to update the production through an extension of symbolism based on the style of Peter Max; to produce a major musical comedy in a stylized and symbolic style, and to show how a stylized and symbolic method of production can be used to achieve simplicity and unity within the confines of a limited budget.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Foard, Robert B.
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The Role of Dreams and Visions in the Major Novels of Hermann Hesse

Description: English-language studies of Hermann Hesse have failed to adequately explore the role of dreams and visions in his major novels. This study attempts to summarize the present state of Hesse criticism in this area and to make a systematic study of the role of dreams and visions in each of his major novels.
Date: May 1971
Creator: McCleery, Roy R.
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Effects of Desensitization, Rogerian Therapy, and Modeling on Stage-Fright

Description: Since fear of public speaking has been considered a good example of anxiety and an example that is correlated with behavioral and cognitive measures of anxiety levels, a study of Rogerian therapy, desensitization, and modeling techniques in reducing this anxiety seemed appropriate.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Alston, Herbert L.
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The Noh Plays of William Butler Yeats: Accomplishment in Failure

Description: This paper is a study of the effect of W. B. Yeats's contact with Japanese Noh drama on his work. The immediately discernible effect on his work can be seen, of course, in his adaptation of Noh dramatic form to his Four Plays for Dancers and The Death of Cuchulain. It is the thesis of this paper, then, that, despite many handicaps, Yeats's aesthetic background was not only sufficient to discover what suggestion did lie in the limited information available to him concerning Noh, but also sufficient for him to intuit much of what wasn't suggested.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Bays, Carol Ann
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John Donne's Double Vision : Basic Dualities in the Sermon Literature

Description: This thesis is concerned with establishing the basis for evaluating John Donne's sermon literature as a thematic whole. In order to demonstrate this thematic unity and continuity, this study shows how Donne employes several bodies of imagery which reflect his double vision of man and sin and provide the basis for discussing the basic dualities in the bulk of Donne's 160 extant sermons.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Beck, Allen D.
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A Study of the Structure and Function of Voluntary Associations as Based upon a Content Analysis of Articles in Sociological Journals

Description: This thesis is an analysis of voluntary associations as studied by sociologists. One aspect of the study is to determine theoretical implications and major structural-functional characteristics of associations as they have developed during the last five decades. The data were obtained from a content analysis of articles in four major sociological journals from 1920 to 1968.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Chase, Marvin A.
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Dogmatism in Adults and Correlates of Early Parent-Child Relationships

Description: The results suggest that children's perceptions of parental child-rearing behavior are related to their tendencies to be dogmatic in their beliefs, and apparently perceptions of parents as loving has reinforcing properties for the child that may lead to the uncritical acceptance of the belief system of the parents.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Cole, Troy H.
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Radicals of a Ring

Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the properties of three radicals defined on an arbitrary ring and determining when these radicals coincide. The three radicals discussed are the nil radical, the Jacobsson radical, and the Brown-McCoy radical.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Crawford, Phyllis Jean
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Prediction of Success in Computer Programming Courses

Description: This study dealt with the problem of investigating the validity of two recently developed paper-and-penci1 tests of programmer aptitude , the Aptitude Test for Programmer Personnel (ATPP) and the Computer Programmer Aptitude Battery (CPAB), in predicting success in computer programming.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Dempsey, Betty J .
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The Economic Utilization of Old Newspapers with Emphasis on Recyling

Description: This thesis discusses the recycling of old newspapers into fresh newsprint. The thesis includes an introduction and chapters on solid wastes, recycling paper fiber, the newsprint paper industry, recycling newsprint, alternate uses of refuse including old newspapers, legislation, and a conclusion.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Duncan, Robert J.
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Ideals in Quadratic Number Fields

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the properties of ideals in quadratic number fields, A field F is said to be an algebraic number field if F is a finite extension of R, the field of rational numbers. A field F is said to be a quadratic number field if F is an extension of degree 2 over R. The set 1 of integers of R will be called the rational integers.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Hamilton, James C.
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The Representation of Religion in the Fiction of Ernest Hemingway

Description: This study examines the representation of religion in Ernest Hemingway's fiction. In most of his stories, references to the church are adversely critical. No protagonist finds solace in conventional religious faith.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Hamric, Karen Magee
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Some Contemporary Aspects of the Esperpento of Ramon de Valle-Inclan

Description: This thesis inquires into the nature of the esperpento of Ramon del Valle-Inclan in order to understand the qualities inherent in the genre; and further, it considers the contemporaneous nature of this art form that makes it relevant to contemporary art and thought.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Heyden, Betsy Smyth
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Set Function Integrals and Absolute Continuity

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate a theory of integration of real-valued functions defined on fields of sets.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Hootman, Robert W.
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Southeast Denton: A City's Attempt to Correct Blighted Conditions

Description: This study is concerned with the problem of outlining and analyzing the efforts of the City of Denton to correct blighted conditions in its southeast section. The thesis is a case study partially based on field research and personal interviews.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Humphries, Barry K.
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The Place of the Napoleonic Myth in The Red and the Black

Description: The problem contained in this study was Stendhal's use of the Napoleonic myth in his novel The Red and the Black. This study dealt primarily with Stendhal's purpose in using the myth as a basis for his novel and with the extent to which the principal character, Julien Sorel, patterned himself after the myth.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Kappel, Mary
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The Theme of Purity in Certain Plays by Jean Anouilh

Description: The problem dealt with in this discussion is the various aspects of the theme of purity in Le Voyageur sans bagage, Antigone, L'Alouette and Becket ou l'Honneur de Dieu, by the French playwright, Jean Anouilh. The purpose of this discussion is to clarify Anouilh's concept of the search for purity and to shed light upon the various interpretations of the theme of purity in these four plays.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Lowery, Norman E.
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Algebraic Properties of Semigroups

Description: This paper is an algebraic study of selected properties of semigroups. Since a semigroup is a result of weakening the group axioms, all groups are semigroups. One facet of the paper is to demonstrate various semigroup properties that induce the group axioms.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Lumley, Robert Don
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The Semantic Differential as a Measure of Sexual Differences

Description: The purpose of this research study was to determine whether the semantic differential could measure in the college population the variation in meaning of selected masculine and feminine concepts as a function of sex difference.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Lynd, Robert S.
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