American Dream in literature.; American literature--New York (State)--New York--Minority authors.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in English."; Thesis Advisor: Robert Dunne.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 77-81).
In the tragic drama Samson Agonistes, John Milton transforms the protagonist
from a defeated hero in the Homeric tradition to a suppliant yet conquering hero in the
Hebraic tradition. Milton's source is the Old Testament book of Judges. W. H....
Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681; Salvation -- Christianity
Pedro Caldern de la Barca (1600-1681) has been called the theological poet of the Counter Reformation. Among the many dramas he wrote are a group of mythological plays. These plays include several groups in which the same mythological theme is...