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).
This thesis argues that the South-to-North Water Transfer Project that is being implemented in China today has been well overdue because the water shortage situation in Northern China has already become unbearable. The Chinese government has...
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D. -- Exile; Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683 -- Exile Authors -- Exile
As political exiles, the Roman philosopher and statesman Lucius
Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD), and the Puritan colonist Roger Williams
(1604-1683), both wrote about exile from personal experience. This
thesis examines the similarity demonstrated by...
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Criticism and interpretation; Socialism in literature; Feminism in literature
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's reputation as a prominent feminist was resurrected during the second wave of feminism during the 1970's. However, upon close examination of her two feminist novels, Herland and With Her in Ourland, it becomes clear that...
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878.; United States. Navy--History.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts."; Thesis advisor: John Tully.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 121-125).
This thesis explores the idea of the "artist" as a figure of self-creation in the
development of identity (both in and through literature) using a number of Shakespeare's
protagonists to exemplify the different stages of evolution, especially...
Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Characters -- Women; Eliot, George,1819-1880 -- Criticism and interpretation; Women in literature -- 19th century
The reception of George Eliot’s female protagonists has undergone dramatic transformation in the wake of feminist criticism. Feminists tend to reproach Eliot for a depiction of women that did not demonstrate Eliot’s own social progressiveness. ...