Orvis, David

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Searching for “Sodality”: Abjection and Queerness in Naylor and Kenan 2011 3265 While other scholars, most notably Trudier Harris, have explored the similarities and differences between Gloria Naylor’s and Randall Kenan’s texts, few have considered the transformative queerness these two authors construct in their narrative...
Sexual Politics In Video Games: A League Of Legends Case Study 2020 863 Despite decades of technological and social advancement, video games continue to support discourse of the heterosexual white male at the expense of marginalized individuals and their experiences. “Sexual Politics in Video Games” builds upon previous ...
Crip / Early / Modern: The Sexual Politics Of Disability In English Renaissance Literature 2017 854 This study inquires into the ways sick and disabled bodies bear a sexually politicized thrust within several dramatic and poetic works of the English Renaissance. I would like to add to the growing conversation concerning literary interpretations of ...
Early Modern Queer Ecologies: Sexual Nature In Marvell, Milton, And Shakespeare 2021 170 The aim of this thesis is to, through an in-depth look at the works of Andrew Marvell, John Milton, and William Shakespeare, suggest an alternative ethics of living informed by queer ecologies. Following a brief overview of the critical points regard...
Unmasking Religious Rule In Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure 2021 64 In this study, I investigate the historical context surrounding the first productions of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and the present social and cultural climate that we live in today. Through this comparative analysis, I demonstrate how Measure...
Finding Vegan Poetics: Literature For Nonhumans As An Ecofeminist Response To Carnism 2018 304 This thesis is my journey to finding and defining vegan poetics, a term I employ to define poetry that exhibits a vegan perspective through witnessing the mass slaughter of nonhuman animals and exposing the connection between the factory farming indu...
“A Daughter, Lost”: Jewish Representation In Performances Of The Merchant Of Venice 2021 151 In August 2019, against the backdrop of reinvigorated BLM protests around the U.S. and across the globe, NPR’s Code Switch podcast released an episode titled “All That Glisters Is Not Gold,” which takes its name from a well-known passage in Shakespea...
Queer Ecological Marvell 2019 349 Within the works of Andrew Marvell, there exists a fascination with relationship between humans and nature. Such a relationship results, in many cases, in the modification of nature, but through an application of queer ecological theory to several ...
Media, Literary And Scientific Constructions Of The Madwoman, A Computational Textual Analysis 2020 266 This paper will provide a textual analysis of three types of texts from the Victorian Era analyzing the patterns found based on the word choices in the texts involving the topic of the madwoman. Focusing on literary, scientific, and journalistic exam...