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Justice on Trial : A Study of the Relationship Between Law and Literature in American Culture
In researching the developing field of law and literature studies, I have become convinced that students of law need to recognize the relationship between these fields as vital to their study of law in the United States. ...
Regaining the Past and Claiming the Future: Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" and Louise Erdrich's "Tracks"
In this paper, I will focus on the works of the prominent contemporary African-American writer Toni Morrison and the prominent contemporary Native-American writer Louise Erdrlch as regaining what their peoples have lost ...
John Stuart Mill, George Eliot, and the Sovereignty of the Mind
In this SIP, I have attempted to focus on several intersecting issues which Mill and Eliot address in their respective works. Chapter one discusses aspects of culture, such as knowledge, education, and the expression ...
Women in Fairy Tales : From Myth of Courtesy and Female Subordination to Revisions of Feminine Strength
Both traditional and contemporary fairy tales relentlessly berate and demean their female characters, leaving them (the meek heroines) either virtually unprotected against the dangers of the world or forcing them (the evil ...
Traditional Paradigms Under the Sea : A Feminist Criticism of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's movie, The Little Mermaid and Hans Christian Andersen's story of the same name both enforce traditional, negative gender paradigms (witch, good girl) which, if internalized by the children viewing or reading ...
Recent Trends and Developments in New French Feminisms : Toward a First World and Third World Dialogue
The author reviews French feminist literature with particular focus on issues in the French language countries of Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria in the context of tensions between the Western and Islamic countries created ...
A Patchwork of Creation : The Quilted Texts of Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" and "The Temple of My Familiar"
The author uses the quilting metaphor to explore the relationships among characters and the narrative techniques used in Walker's two novels.
Blue Hallways and Other Turnings
A collection of original poems and short stories.
A Rhetoric of Renewal : Ideology and Joyce's Art
The large and continually growing body of critical writings engendered by Joyce's novels has produced a number of standard procedures (some of which are followed here) and established certain beliefs regarding Joyce's art ...
Creative Poetry Writing : A Selection of Works
A collection of original poems.