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The Patient Wife and the Erring Husband: Thomas Heywood's Domestic World
The Patient Wife and the Erring Husband explores the themes and characterizations found in Thomas Heywood's How a Man May Chuse a Good Wife from a Bad. A complete understanding of the author's thematic and moral intentions ...
Wordsworth: visionary poet of the natural world
This thesis responds to two questions recently reformulated by Paul Fry and Simon Jarvis, respectively: (1) Is Wordsworth a nature poet?; and (2) Does his poetry qualify as "philosophic Song"? My answer to both questions ...
Inclusive focus particles in English and Korean
Abstract not available.
The Magic Penny Early literacy program: A pilot study of effects on phonemic awareness and basic reading skills
The current pilot study was an investigation into the effectiveness of the Magic Penny Early Literacy Program, a new reading curriculum that was created based on recommendations from the National Reading Panel (NRP; 2000). ...
Spanish and the Church: Intergenerational language maintenance in a Hispanic religious community
Spanish is being lost at an alarming rate in the United States, for most immigrant families within two to three generations of arrival. Previous research indicates that the third generation of Hispanic immigrants typically ...
Transforming shame: The narrative movement of the migrant within Salman Rushdie's "Shame" shaping identity and the nation
In Salman Rushdie’s Shame , the figure of the migrant is put forth to tell multiple narratives that include the tales of shame in the lives of individual characters and Pakistan. Rushdie uses the event of shame as a means ...
Pragmatic implicatures and particles in Japanese
This study investigates the properties of particles in Japanese from a pragmatic viewpoint. The main target of analysis is wa and ga , which are regarded as a topic and nominative marker respectively. The research is based ...
From isolation to insanity: The doubt that destroys in "Young Goodman Brown" and "The Fall of the House of Usher"
This discussion will focus on how the characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s "Young Goodman Brown" and Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Fall of the House of Usher" are led to their ultimate death by way of insanity, which is caused by ...
Resistance against Universality: Representations of Hegemonic Struggle over White American National Identity in the Works of F. S. Fitzgerald
This dissertation examines how resistance against universality is enacted in F. S. Fitzgerald's major works such as This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, and The Great Gatsby drawing on the discussion of Judith ...
The semantics and pragmatics of Japanese focus particles
Japanese has a rich set of focus particles, several exclusive and additive particles, and, in addition, contrastive particles. This thesis provides a formal description of the meanings of Japanese focus particles and ...