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Building a better princess writing ethnicity and the feminist’s hero’s journey
Desde la década de 1940, Disney ha presentado su propia versión del personaje de princesa, desde Blancanieves hasta Moana. A lo largo del tiempo, Disney ha mejorado la representación de sus princesas, haciéndolas más ...
Gender, pedagogy, and werewolves: Duality in reading and teaching Quinn Loftis's Prince of Wolves
For generations werewolves have been a symbol of an uncontrollable male desire, however, Quinn Loftis has changed the civilized-savage binary in her novel, Prince of Wolves, to suggest that in the wake of multiple rape ...
Alternate texts, alternate pedagogies: Autoethnographic research with graduate teaching assistants in an ESL environment
The purpose of this thesis is to study the graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) who are instructors of record in undergraduate-level general education courses in the Department of English at the University of Puerto Rico ...
World-building across the disciplines: Exploring loss in literature, creative writing, and pedagogy
World-building and creative writing serves as a space for problem-solving for authors and readers. Through the reading of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, one finds how the author uses binary oppositions to reflect ...
Pink shadows: A comparison of the internal/external in Cancer Vixen and The Cancer Journals
This thesis reads the breast cancer memoir, Cancer Vixen by Marisa Marchetto, in the shadow of The Cancer Journals by Audre Lorde, working to situate the text within the context of its very complex relationships with trauma ...
Hungry for more: Reading Under the Tuscan Sun as a gastrography
This thesis examines the best-selling memoir Under the Tuscan Sun as an autobiographical narrative in the genre of gastrography that demonstrates how food is used as a metaphor and also as a mode of escape in 21st century ...