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    • Haunting the Present Tense: Crafting Novels of Uncanny Grief 

      Schmidt, Miranda
      In “Remembrance of Things Present,” David Jauss suggests that present tense is useful because “it is an effective way to convey unfamiliar disoriented states of minds. When we dream, the familiar becomes strange, the strange ...
    • "Have you the little chest—to put the alive—in?:” Riddles, Secrets, Spells 

      Stagner, Alison
      Focusing on the minor genre of the riddle, this project analyzes potential intersections between magic, metaphor, and the poetic impulse. Emily Dickinson and Brigit Pegeen Kelly’s works are drawn upon, as are various threads ...
    • Hindsight 2050 

      Walker, Cora
      Hindsight 2050 is an anthology of science fiction stories taking place in a plausible, potentially near future. Misogyny, technological revolution, and an increasingly unstable capitalist world inform the future the book ...
    • How Literacy Flows and Comes to Matter: A Participatory Video Study 

      Cardinal, Alison
      Using participatory video methods, an intersectional feminist methodology, this dissertation offers a visual portrait of how university students’ literate activity matters and moves. Drawing on the video and audio data 18 ...
    • How to Be Happy: A Novel 

      Atkinson, Tara (2013-07-25)
      A novel.
    • How to Write Illness 

      Manzler, Marianne Mercedes
      When it comes to writing illness, our bodies are contested, questioned, consumed. Our bodies are controlled and maintained. When there is a physical or psychological rupture in a person’s relationship to their body, self, ...
    • "I Know Who I Am: Self-constitution and the Unreliable Narrator" 

      Anderson, Timothy Kent
      This essay explores the unreliable narrator in 20th and 21st century American and English literature, the current scholarship surrounding unreliable narration, and theories of self-constitution and self-presentation as a ...
    • I See the Dogs Inside You: Reclaiming Monstrosity for a Visionary Poetics 

      Khaliq, Jasmine Ariana
      Monsters have been made and used and reanimated in art since antiquity. Monstrosity, in this paper considered first through Ovid, has always been most inflicted upon marginalized people, notably women. Through the poetry ...
    • Identity Positioning in Mainstream and Multilingual First-Year Composition Courses 

      Rompogren, Justina
      This qualitative study investigates the identity positioning of students and teachers within one mainstream and one multilingual section of English 131 (a first-year composition course) at the University of Washington in ...
    • Impersonality and the Cultural Work of Modernist Aesthetics 

      Arvidson, Heather
      This dissertation reanimates the multiple cultural and aesthetic debates that converged on the word <italics>impersonality</italics> in the first decades of the twentieth century, arguing that the term far exceeds the ...
    • Implementing English Education Policy in Japan: Intersubjectivity at the Micro-, Meso-, and Macrolevels 

      Fukunaga, Sunao
      English education in Japan has been stigmatized by a discourse of failure and desire (Seargeant, 2008). It fails to help students attain sufficient English proficiency despite the six-year secondary school English education. ...
    • In Eumaeus' hut 

      Tillotson, Richard John (1967)
      I was ten years old, that wonderful chronological period when one has finally passed into the double figures. Beneath the elm, behind the trellis, a trading post had appearea among us. The days had become treasure hunts ...
    • Indian-hating in American literature, 1682-1857 

      Osborne, Stephen D., 1958- (1989)
      The New England Puritans set out to "irradiate an Indian wilderness," but rightly feared they were being "Indianized" as well. Their Indian captivity narratives, ostensibly celebrations of passive submission to the will ...
    • The Infant Phenomenon: Shakespeare, the Mimetic Child, and Nineteenth-Century British Literature 

      Hansen, Caitlin Rose (2013-07-25)
      This dissertation defines the figure of the mimetic child, and traces its progression and development from the works of Shakespeare through the nineteenth century. The power of the mimetic child depends upon the striking ...
    • Instructions May Vary: The Empathetic Appeal of the Parable 

      Cecil, Daniel J.
      This essay explores the form and power of the parable as a storytelling device both in its traditional usage in world religions, as well as its inclusion in 20th and 21st Century literature, specifically fiction.
    • Intermedial Modernism: Music, Dance, and Sound 

      Milian, Patrick
      Intermedial Modernism: Music, Dance, and Sound examines how twentieth-century combinations of literature with sound-based arts like music, dance, and radio emerged from aesthetic negotiations with new media technologies. ...
    • Intersectionality in the Language and Writing Classroom 

      Romero, Yasmine
      Current research in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) has begun to explore how variables of race, gender, and sexuality impact student identities and investment (Motha, 2014; Norton and Davis, 2011). ...
    • Interstellar 8-Track: Poems 

      Bergamino, Jessica Rae
    • Into the Seething Vortex: Occult Horror and the Subversion of the Realistic 

      Kumler, David Ryan
      Into the Seething Vortex examines a fascination with the occult that pervades contemporary popular culture. Whether we look to the neo-Lovecraftian cosmic horror of True Detective, the distinctly Satanic spin of the recent ...
    • Isolation and the Image 

      Durham, Will
      The purpose of the essay is to try to understand description's hand in the point of poetry. From various means films, novels, 19th century picturesque painting, etc., description isolates and primes the attention of the ...