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...
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...
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...