Morrissette, Noelle

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Representin’: the rise of the hip-hop generation. 2010 6423 The purpose of this thesis is to define and document some of the issues and identifications commonly linked to the hip-hop generation. This particular faction of the African-American population is classified in the introduction as a group with unique...
The sounds of Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God: blues rhythm, rhyme, and repetition 2013 6128 Although many critics have noted the blues themes, characters, and settings in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, none addresses the way Hurston recreates elements of blues music in her novel. This thesis aims to establish the ways Hu...
Zora Neale Hurston: A Universal Voice Far Removed From the Orgasms of Harlem 2014 2609 In recent years, knowingly having had my confidence increased in gender scholarship, I find myself prepared to argue against Carla Kaplan's position that "reduced to its basic narrative component, Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God is ...
Herstories of war: representations of silence in women's Vietnam/American war narratives 2016 1055 Much of Vietnam War literary scholarship focuses on white male narratives of the conflict. By alternatively drawing on feminist rhetorical theories of silence, listening, and praxis, my dissertation interrogates traditional psychoanalytic thought by ...
The Black God trope: toward a history of Black Nationalist religious rhetoric 2018 471 This project theorizes the Black God trope as a rhetorical strategy used by many African-American rhetors across the history of African-American letters. The Black God trope is a linguistic, imagistic, and embodied rendering of religious concepts, su...