American literature -- Hispanic American authors; Masculinity
This thesis focuses on how the male-male relationships in contemporary Latino novels by Piri Thomas, Abraham Rodriguez, Jr., Junot Díaz, Arturo Islas, and John Rechy help or hurt the protagonists’ developing masculinity and overall sense of...
Hoffman, Abbie.; Protest movements.; Counterculture.; New Left.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Art in History."; Thesis advisor: Heather Prescott.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 69-71).
Role models -- Juvenile literature; Girls in literature
This study was designed to assess the current and past state of female role
models in young adolescent literature. Going on the assumption that there was indeed
a shortage of strong, independent female protagonists in youth literature, the...
Single-sex schools; Single-sex schools -- Connecticut -- Avon; Avon Old Farms School (Avon, Conn.) -- History
Over the last several decades statistics reveal that there is worldwide underachievement of boys in school. Regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, or economic background, boys as a group are struggling to be effectively educated. While girls are...