Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Analyzing the relationship between transatlantic slavery and motherhood in The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave Narrative. Related by Herself
This thesis begins by exposing the lack of literary study of female slave narratives. It then moves to analyze The History of Mary Prince in the following order: 1) Outline of Prince’s life: who she was and her origin; ...
From veil to scarf: Gendered identities in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis and Marvel comics’ Ms. Marvel
In this thesis, I study two critically-acclaimed texts to explore the construction of gendered identities by Muslim and Muslim-American women in contact zones where they struggle to stay true to themselves. I draw on Judith ...
Slavery and feminist rhetorics: Phillis Wheatley’s construction of communities through her poetry and letters
This thesis explores the intersections of gender, race, rhetoric, life writing, and early black Atlantic literature. I argue that Phillis Wheatley, a literate enslaved woman of African descent, sought to combat the effects ...