This project proposes to situate Cooper's Chingachgook and Hetty,Melville's Queequeg, and
Hawthorne's Pearl and Priscilla, as rhetorical characters of what shall be termed the primitive-as-savior
tradition of American fiction. This rhetoric...
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...
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Hamlet; Hamlet (Legendary character)
This thesis analyzes Prince Hamlet's role as a divinely commissioned scourge in Denmark, asking whether Hamlet functions in a multifaceted capacity as a scourge or as a univocal scourge figure, a figure that is a stereotypically evil scourge. It...