Morrissette, Noelle

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Zora Neale Hurston: A Universal Voice Far Removed From the Orgasms of Harlem 2014 3517 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 ...
Afro-Orientalism: An Exploration of the Relationship Between African Americans and the Japanese from the 18th to the 21st Century 2020 670 The study of Afro-Asian relationships, often referred to as Afro-Orientalism, is a subject that is not widely discussed. This relationship is a cultural and often political interaction of two vastly different cultures, that have found a common identi...
The sounds of Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God: blues rhythm, rhyme, and repetition 2013 9025 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...
Representin’: the rise of the hip-hop generation. 2010 7816 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 Black God trope: toward a history of Black Nationalist religious rhetoric 2018 1941 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...
Herstories of war: representations of silence in women's Vietnam/American war narratives 2016 1957 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 ...
‘As separate as if we were in two worlds’: working-class women’s neglected labor in Victorian literature 2019 168 The field of Victorian studies historically includes critical studies of the working-class, but many of the most recent narrowly focus on men’s roles, masculinity, travel, and literacy in relation to the working class. When critics examine working-cl...