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  • Horton, Chelsea Nicole (2012-10-08)
    There is a notion among many people, familiar and unfamiliar with Japanese, that it is an inherently polite language, as if it were built wholly around the concept of politeness. The Japanese language does have impressive ...
  • Jazzland 
    Price, Darby K (2014-10-07)
    This book-length collection of poems focuses on landscape as an illustration of blurred boundaries between the natural world and the urban, particularly where one impinges on the other. The poems examine human violence, ...
  • Mazzone, Raphael (2017)
    Background: Identity is a major component within any community, but especially so for those experiencing homelessness. With homeless statistics on the rise nationally, cities and towns are being forced to address these ...
  • Seifert, Nick (2013-09-16)
    In Keep You Always the protagonist and narrator, Mason Sykora, is an aspiring poet longing to escape Midwest confinement by moving to New York City with his friend Asher Rose. When Mason drunkenly sees a young woman named ...
  • Wimer, Rachel (2009-09-16)
    This thesis provides a rhetorical analysis of technical style guides beginning with the history of technical writing and style guides, the evolution of style guides, and individual case studies, concluding that a style ...
  • Medhkour, Yousra
    After the murder of Balmoorian monarchy, the pillaging of civilian homes, and the slaughter of many innocents, Balmoor is no longer a thriving nation. Growing up in Pondswallow, Rosalind feels as divided as the fractured ...
  • Gastelle, Jesse Alec (2013-08)
    This essay is composed of three chapters that contextualize the Keynesian Revolution within trends in history of economic thought and trends in institutional transformations in American public administration.
  • Brake, Matthew
    This thesis argues that a positive reading of mysticism in the writings of Søren Kierkegaard is possible. I argue that mysticism is capable of the same transfiguration as the aesthetic within Kierkegaard’s thought. Since ...
  • Carlson, Abby (2013)
    Recent research has found that children's fine motor skills and executive function prior to elementary school are associated with later academic achievement. The current study explored this association further by examining ...
  • Parker, Alexandra (2015-02-09)
    This thesis describes the history, use, and making of knife boxes in the United States. It brings to light the contribution of American cabinetmakers to the creation of these objects. English versus American made knife ...
  • Crow-Mickle, Jackson (2015-08-19)
    This thesis is a novel which tells the story of Arthur Bellamy a freshman who is constantly bullied until he stumbles into a hidden world where knights still reign. Arthur interacts with new friends, grand figures, mythical ...
  • Iampramoon, Thammanoon (2014-06-04)
    Esta investigación tiene como objetivo encontrar las razones por las cuales los estudiantes deciden aprender español, las expectativas de los profesores hacia los estudiantes y los procesos de enseñanza y el aprendizaje ...
  • Maccarone, Rahma
    Manifestándose en huidas, cimarronaje, rebeldías organizadas hasta a los minuciosos actos de atrasar los tiempos del trabajo en las plantaciones, el tema de la resistencia por esclavos ocupa un papel significativo a lo ...
  • DeTrana, John A (2014-04-09)
    This study places Gustave Flaubert’s play, La Tentation de saint Antoine, within his larger oeuvre. It presents an overview of fourth-century Alexandria, Egypt, of St. Anthony, which is the historical setting for the ...
  • Newell, Marique H. (2008-07-08)
    Lady of Courage chronicles three specific events—a first visit to a Quaker meetinghouse and serve, a day trip to Concord, Mass., and the author’s 27th birthday. Within each, the present relationship between the author ...
  • Yang, He (2013)
    My dissertation identifies four major parties in a feudal society: the ruler, the ruler's bureaucratic agents (local governments), the lords, and the peasants. In the context of Feudal China, the dissertation focuses on ...
  • Bonnefil, Christine Elise
    The complex relationship between Haiti’s two official languages – Creole and French – is ambiguous and, at times, conflictual. This ambiguity and conflict, stemming from a long history of colonial domination, is evident ...
  • Hatcher, Rachel (2012-02-01)
    Due to the ever-growing number of immigrants entering the United States annually, the demand for adult classes of English as a second language (ESL) has swiftly increased, prompting the need for research to determine the ...
  • Smedley, Emily (2015-08-19)
    The proposed research explores the language of psychopaths through their word choices, references and usage of figures of speech. Results from the study may be used for profiling purposes or in interrogation settings. ...
  • Sibley, Daragh E. (2008-08-28)
    The study of word reading and recognition has been strongly influenced by computational cognitive modeling. These models facilitate theorizing about the mechanisms that underlie word reading and recognition (e.g., Morton, ...

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