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Affinities of forms: Chinese poets and Pope, Pound, Eliot and Williams
Despite the tremendous linguistic particularities and cultural differences, Chinese poetry shares some formal and technical similarity with Anglo-American poetry. Through an effective use of the couplet-based verse form ...
World War I in the novels of John Dos Passos
John Dos Passos was one of a "war generation" of young novelists for whom World War I was a source of excitement and then disillusionment. The works of Hemingway, Cummings, and others illustrate this, but for Dos Passos ...
A study of Satan and the politics of Hell in Paradise Lost
The purpose of this study is to examine the political treatment of the fallen angels in Paradise Lost and, as far as possible, to relate the ideas and attitudes expressed in the epic to those found in Milton's prose tracts. ...
An Unedited Old English Homily in MS. Cambridge, U.L. Ii I33
This thesis is an attempt to establish an authoritative text for a previously unedited anonymous Old English homily, with a parallel re-creation of a text for the probable source. The untitled homily is probably late tenth ...
Joseph Conrad: point of view in the early Marlow fiction
The thesis is a study of point of view in the early fiction of Joseph Conrad. The movement toward the use of an identified narrator is traced through the fiction preceding the appearance of Marlow in "Youth." Conrad's first ...
Attitude toward women in Thackeray's "Catherine", Collins's "Man and Wife", and Dickens's "Dombey and Son" (William Makepeace Thackeray, William Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens)
Catherine, Man and Wife, and Dombey and Son will be compared with respect to their treatment of women characters. Each novel is either sympathetic to feminism and the treatment of women as equals, or constraining in its ...