Browse Dissertations and Theses - Communication by Subject "Literature, American"

  • Ludwig, Dale Leslie (1988)
    This dissertation explores the nature and function of narrative distance in Flannery O'Connor's short stories. Narrative distance, in its most general sense, involves the position from which readers view fictional characters ...

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  • Kendig, Daun Gay (1987)
    This dissertation argues that the analytical and critical vocabulary currently available to scholars in the field of oral interpretation significantly limits what they can see in a literary text and consequently what they ...

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  • Donovan, Jane Adams (1993)
    Though much early criticism describes Anne Sexton's confessional style, noting how her poetry exposes the shocking and sometimes embarrassing aspects of her personal life, critics largely ignore how she achieves the ...

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