Vernon, Zackary

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A Decaying Oikos: A Unified Ecological Tradition In Faulkner And McCarthy 2017 366 This essay adopts an ecocritical lens to explore the major similarities in ecology in the works of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy. Much of the scholarship involving both of these authors either compares them in regard to their philosophical str...
Environmental Urgency: Apocalyptic Undercurrents In Appalachian Literature, Including All Places Thou: An Experimental Novella 2018 314 Apocalyptic imagery and rhetoric appears across a variety of Appalachian literature and literature with Appalachian settings; however, comparatively little scholarly attention has been dedicated to exploring this trend, despite its provocative ecolog...
Kill The Messenger: Fiction On Opportunity And Privilege 2018 135 Kill the Messenger is a historical fiction novella comparing the lives of two men, following them from the 1940s to the 1980s. The story follows James Adams, a closeted bisexual man from Boston, Massachusetts, as he avoids active participation in Wor...
“The Animal, Whatever It Was”: Dogs, Multi-Species Subjectivity, And The Signifier Guide In Go Down, Moses, And The Call Of The Wild 2018 118 Whom or what do we write about when we write about dogs? This thesis attempts to answer this question in part by analyzing the ways in which dogs have been reductively represented in literature, particularly in wilderness narratives that tend to mist...
“The Animal, Whatever It Was”: Dogs, Multi-Species Subjectivity, And The Signifier Guide In Go Down, Moses, And The Call Of The Wild 2018 118 Whom or what do we write about when we write about dogs? This thesis attempts to answer this question in part by analyzing the ways in which dogs have been reductively represented in literature, particularly in wilderness narratives that tend to mist...
“A Great Stained Altarstone”: The Environmental Curse And Ecological Violence In Cormac McCarthy’s Border Fiction 2019 33 This thesis examines the violence in Cormac McCarthy’s border fiction in environmental terms. Primarily, it looks to Blood Meridian (1985) and the Border Trilogy—which consists of the novels All the Pretty Horses (1992), The Crossing (1994), and Citi...