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The Worlds of Edna St. Vincent Millay 2015 8612 The poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay has been misinterpreted within the academic community. A closer focus on her less anthologized poems helps to reveal a common thread within many of her poems that clarifies her motivations as a writer. Millay’s r...
Freedom Of And From Choice: Joyce’s Rejection Of Given Circumstances In Ulysses 2017 1046 In his work Ulysses, James Joyce uses the characters of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus to express his belief about the deconstruction of binaries- both socially and biologically created. Stephen’s preoccupation with ineluctable entelechy prompts h...
“It’s No Use...Force, Hatred, History, All That:” Joyce’s Rejection Of Macro-Historical Narrative And Terministic Screens With Satire And Perspectivalism In Ulysses 2019 269 The connection between James Joyce's troubled relationship with the Catholic Church and his, often parodic, portrayal of the religion in his fiction has been the central focus of copious amounts of scholarship. In relation to Joyce's Ulysses, Joyce's...
Hemingway’s Short Works And Long-Standing Influence On Literature: Men Without Women 2020 1513 Ernest Hemingway is among the most influential American writers of the 20th century, if not the most considering his title of the literary “voice of the Lost Generation” (Muller 8). However, today his innovations often go overlooked by critics and st...
A Simple Exchange Of Values: Money In The Sun Also Rises 2016 10640 Throughout The Sun Also Rises, money is a central metaphor. Although scholars have paid a great deal of attention to money in the novel, they have largely failed to move beyond its explicit mentions to examine economics more broadly or to analyze mon...
Syn-theses, Or, The Mechanics Of Oppression In Western Literary Criticism 2020 746 Syn-theses describes the ways in which academics engage in and reinforce lines of oppression against queers and women. By analyzing the work of Gertrude Stein, alongside readings of paintings, Luce Irigaray, Helene Cixous, and various myths of woman,...
Historicizing Freedom, Fear, And Sexuality In Native Son And Mumbo Jumbo 2021 1004 Richard Wright’s Native Son (1940) and Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo (1972) are both classics of African American literature, but they may seem to have very little else in common. Wright’s Native Son directly and explosively confronts mentally and emoti...
“It’s Just A Joke”: Tracing Portrayals Of Womanhood In Women’s Humor 2023 329 This project conducts a comparative study of humorous works by three female authors to investigate portrayals of womanhood. I conduct a genealogical study using nineteenth-century sketches by satirist Marietta Holley, Elaine Dundy's The Dud Avocado (...
“Plagued With More Sore Throats Than The Average Opera Star”: The Origins And Significance Of Hemingway’s Fascination With The Throat 2020 333 Violence to the throat continually pops up in Hemingway’s works, most often by surprise. Take “Indian Camp” when the new father slits his own throat: Nick “pulled back the blanket from the Indian's head. His hand came away wet. He mounted on the edge...
The Anti-Fascism Of Ernest Hemingway 2023 646 Despite complicated political views, Ernest Hemingway remained a staunch opponent to fascism throughout his life. Writing as a newspaperman, lifestyle writer, naturalist, and frequently a novelist, the Hemingway oeuvre is robust and teeming with poli...