Dissertations on Literature

Literature is a term used to describe a body, or collection, of written work traditionally applied to distinguished, well written works of poetry, drama, and novels. The word literature comes from the Latin word Littera, literally meaning “letters”.

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Comparison of Rape Narratives in Study Plays
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Introduction: This chapter will explore the “captive’s dilemma” and examine the systematic victimization of women and their methods of survival in the three “covert” study plays, The Trojan Women by Euri... Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Modernist Fiction and the Camera-Eye
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Introduction: “Style in itself is an absolute manner of seeing”: Modernist Fiction and the Camera-Eye. In 1897, Joseph Conrad began “The Nigger of Narcissus” with the declaration that, “my task which I am... Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

Analysing Slavery in Mark Twain's Writing
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Introduction: INTRODUCTION According to widely held view on slavery, it is has been acknowledged that it is ‘a virtually universal feature of human history’ that has preserved up to nowadays.  As absolute... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Influence of Language Proficiency on Literature Interest
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Introduction: CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.0 Introduction It has been 9 years since the literature in English component was first introduced by the Ministry of Education and to be included in English subject syllabus f... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Maya Angelou and Richard Wright: The Dream of Freedom
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Introduction: Graduation is the best day of ever young kids life, its almost as important as learning to read and write. But in reference to both being very important, racism and segregation has played the biggest ... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

An Analysis of Hybridity in Ahdaf Soueif's Works
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Introduction: 1. Introduction “[I am] like hundreds of thousands of others: people with an Arab or a Muslim background doing daily double-takes when faced with their reflection in a western mirror.” (Soueif 200... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

History of Artist Expression in Comic Books
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Introduction: Comic books, like many art forms, have been co-opted by a hungry consumer capitalist economy which makes a Faustian bargain with its artistic meals: give me your subversive art forms and ideas, this e... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Nonhuman Passages in Latinx American Poetry and Performance
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Introduction: THAT’S FIERCE: NONHUMAN PASSAGES IN LATINX AMERICAN POETRY AND PERFORMANCE. This dissertation engages with U.S. Latinx and Latin American texts through critical theories of the nonhuman as a way o... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

The Shadowy Selva Oscura: Predecessors and Legacies
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Introduction: The Shadowy Selva Oscura: Predecessors and Legacies This wood burns a dark Incense. Pale moss drips In elbow-scarves, beards   From the archaic Bones of the great trees. Blue mists move over Dark Wo... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Marilyn Hacker and Adrienne Rich: Feminist Analysis
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Introduction: INTRODUCTION A Shifting Feminist Poetics: Formalism, Nomadism, Transculturalism, and the Braid     . . . someone else I might have been if memory braided with history. —Marilyn Hacker, “Squares... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Cartographies of the Posthuman Feminist Body in Winter Numbers
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Introduction: CHAPTER TWO Cartographies of the Posthuman Feminist Body in Winter Numbers . . . They wore the blunt tattoo, a scar, if they survived, oceans away. Should I tattoo my scar? What would it say?  Mar... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Analysis of Marilyn Hacker's Letters
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Introduction: Hacker’s letter, and her correspondence to Russ, reveals Hacker’s thoughts on Rich as a talented and revered yet unfair mentor. The letter presents the discourse of the child that strives but is ... Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Portrayals of Female Empowerment in Shōjo
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Introduction: Despite the preconceived reputation of heavy sexism and portrayal of female subjectivity in shojo manga and subculture, there are also many that rebel from the norm of utilizing distressed female protagonists and regular heterosexual relationships in romances by implementing gender-bending and anti-heteronormative elements in their stories.... Last modified: 10th Dec 2019