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    • Symbolism as a Key to William Blake's Philosophy 

      Zolad, Greg (1965)
      This paper will be divided into four sections; an explanation of the obscurity in Blake,s writings, his philosophy, a study of his symbolic technique, and a final section on an interpretation of some of the vague ...
    • J.D. Salinger: In the Tradition of William Faulkner? 

      Boylan, Dan (1965)
      This paper is an attempt -- perhaps an audacious one -- to show the 1nfluence of William Faulkner in the writ1ng of J.D. Salinger. It is based on the reading of the primary works of the two men, but I have also used a ...
    • Determinism and the Function of the Past in the Novels of George Eliot 

      Gall, Geoffrey Norman (1965)
      The study, which I am about to offer is a departure from the seminal article of Levine's. This introduction will be an attempt to isolate some of the specific themes which arise from George Eliot's unique artistic ...
    • Religion and the Drama of Some Modern English Playwrights 

      Huyck, J. Randall (1965)
      The author addresses the question "Why is religious drama so often bad drama?" by contrasting plays where religious themes develop naturally from the actions of the characters with those that are overtly doctrinaire or ...
    • A Study of Three Literary Heroes and Their Gods 

      Riemenschneider, Susan J. (1965)
      These three heroes are men who could be in any society at any time. They are disturbed by basic questions concerning every individual who is willing to take the human situation seriously. In this essay they have been shown ...
    • The Appearance of the Poetic Character in Andrew Marvell 

      Klug, Carolyn (1965)
      I propose to treat the entire work as the production of a single spirit. I will be interested in the continuity as well as the variety to be found in Marvell. Such an approach points away from the kind of criticism which ...
    • Appearance and Reality in Four Comedies of Shakespeare and Sycherley 

      Manson, Ellen (1965)
      The general purpose of this paper is to understand the material in the comedies of these two playwrights within the contexts in which they were written. My approach is to take a theme as one perspective to relate the ...
    • Major Themes and Motives in Hawaiian Folklore 

      Oshiro, Kathryn N. (1966)
      The major reference on old Hawaii is the Fornander Collection as edited by Thrum. For footnoting, however, I have used more recent am more widely published works. The Thrum edition sits in the reference library of the ...
    • A Structural and Stylistic Analysis of Novels and Short Stories by William Saroyan 

      Rice, Philip A. (1966)
      This paper examines in some detail the structure and style of the novels and short stories of William Saroyan. It is intended as an exercise in in literary analysis and criticism, a practical application of theory and ...
    • Beckett's Mythology: The Search for Self in Molloy 

      Plein, Linda H. (1966)
      It is the intention of this paper to examine Molloy as it documents the illusionary search for a Self outside of time and language, and as it constitutes the culmination of Existential thought as demonstrated in the ...
    • Shakespeare's Classical Heroes 

      Walters, Michael J. (1966)
      Despite Jonson's famous dictum that Shakespeare knew "small Latine and lesse Greeke", classical material can be found throughout the canon of his works. The sources of this material is not my concern. The relation of ...
    • The Evolution of Morality in English Renaissance Revenge Tragedy 

      Beusse, Jeffrey Henry (1966)
      The purpose of this paper is to study the evolution of morality in the Revenge Tragedy of the Renaissance. In the first of the two chapters a historical view of the problem is presented, taking into account such things ...
    • Philip Larkin: An Analysis 

      Mosteller, James Donovan, Jr. (1966)
      Any poet of this stature is worthy of having his work investigated. The procedure in this thesis has been to examine Larkin's total literary output -- a study neglected thus far -- and in so doing, place the poet in a ...
    • A Broken World: The Short Stories of Sean O'Faolain 

      Mosteller, James Donovan, Jr. (1966)
    • Wallace Stevens: The Image of the Poet 

      Hauch, Charlotte C. (1966)
    • Some New Dimensions of Awareness : A Consideration of Retreat and Reconciliation in Some of Shakespeare's Comedies 

      Roose, Tina (1966)
      In a number of Shakespeare's comedies we discover a sort of "other" world--e.g, a forest, island, hills--into which the characters retreat for a period of time, and later emerge with the insight necessary for reconciliation ...
    • Henderson the Rain King : The Comic Form and the Style of Saul Bellow 

      Kountoupes, Gus G. (1966)
      Quoting Leslie Fiedler, the author asserts that the modern novel has turned "from mythology to psychology from a body of communal story to the mind of the individual," and as a result, he concludes, the comic novel is a ...
    • David Hume on Tragedy 

      Brown, Terry M. (1966)
      What can be said of Hume? I would present the following characterization: he is not a Cartesian; nor is he an advocate of the pleasure of sympathy; nor does he put much faith in the moral end of tragedy. He is, in short, ...
    • William Blake: A Portrait of the Man as an Individual 

      Allen, Janet K. (1966)
      The main purpose of this paper is to clarify some of the obscurity surrounding William Blake. In an effort to obtain this goal I will: 1) supply the reader with some rudimentary knowledge of Blake’s life and works; and 2) ...
    • A Consideration of the Plays and Short Stories of William Carlos Williams in the Light of his Poetry 

      Neuman, Robert R. (1966)
      This paper is divided into three major parts: part one ts a discussion of the background of William Carlos Williams, his interests and associations tn the field of literature. The second part, which forms the body of ...