Submissions from 2017


Notions of Home, Identity and Belonging in Fiction, Sketching in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “A Temporary Matter” and “The Interpreter of Maladies”, Aaron Briseno

Submissions from 2016


Authority and Authorship in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Katya Katano

Submissions from 2015


The Virgin of Guadalupe, La Santa and the Penitent: Gender, Mexican Nationalism and the Santa Teresa Femicides in 2666's "The Part About the Crimes", Aaron Cohen

Submissions from 2014


Magic Wands, Aliens, and the Truth: Rowling and Card's Depiction of the Adult, the Child, the Shadow and the Other, Yoshie Manaka

Submissions from 2013


Form, Substance, and Power: The Body in "Paradise Lost", Corinne Arbuss

Facing the Repulsive Within: The Power of Narrative Technique in Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood", Anneka Oishi


Masculinity, Madness, and Woolf's Redefinition of Beauty in "Mrs. Dalloway", Danielle Willis-Thompson

Submissions from 2012

"Life Perpetuated in ... Beautiful Lies": Sincerity's Limits and Frank O'Hara's Aesthetics of Deceit", Ryan D. Sullivan

Submissions from 2011


A Pearl Among Peas: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as Post-Homiletic in Retrospective Perspective, Stacy Allura Hostetter


"If one finger brought oil, it soiled the others": The Ideas of Cultural Orthodoxy and Critique and Subjectivity and Friendship in Things Fall Apart, Michael L. Katz


"Liv[ing] by Comparisons": A Post-Structuralist Feminist Analysis of Identity, Community, and Narrative in 'Their Eyes Were Watching God', Katherine Ostrinski

Submissions from 2010

Questions of Value: Patterns of Exchange and Morality in Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park", Caitlin K. Clark


Game Play in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Katherine Hardman


Shifting Concepts of the "Other" in Modern Science Fiction, Robert Hunter


"Is There Such a Things as a Detour?": The Study of Language and Comprehension in Charlotte Delbo and Paul Celan, Lauren Rudin


What are You Looking at? : Gazing at the Non-Western Other, Annika Schaffroth

Submissions from 2008


Understanding Autism: Exploring Society's Classification of the Autistic Body and the Representations of Autism in Literature and Film, Sydney Townes-Witzel

Submissions from 2007

When Willing Doesn't Work: Attention, Practice, Faith, Kristen Steslow

Submissions from 2006


Tasting the Forbidden Fruit: Transgressions and Rebellion Against God in Paradise Lost, Night, and The Innocence of the Devil, Amy Brinkmeyer

The Structural Collapse of Time and Family: The Compson Brothers' Inability to Reconcile Time and Love in Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury", Autumn L. Hawes

Creative Paradigms in Literature, Elizabeth A. Kuznkowski

Submissions from 2004

The Presence of the Author in the Prose works of Sylvia Plath, Korinne Stockler

Submissions from 2002


"The Way She Wore Her Hair: a novella" and "Where I Belong: an essay", Travis I. Krepelka


A Revelation of Heart and Mind: The Religious Experience of Flannery O'Connor, Laura Smolka

Submissions from 2001


Compound of Majesty: Prince Hal and Hamlet, Dustin Lovell

Submissions from 1999

Vague and Ambiguous: The Process of Identity in Asian American Poetry, Andrew Hoe

Submissions from 1997


I Am Not That I Am, Mae Chaplin


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: A Study in Framed Narrative, Emily Freed


Reading Contemporary Fiction Through Tempestuous Eyes, Jennifer Gayle Halpin

The Complication of the Interpretive Process in Robinson Crusoe and Foe, Susan Schwem

Submissions from 1995


Pondering Parable and the Gospel of Mark, David J. Rieth

Submissions from 1993


Fly-Gates, Morrison, and a Song: An Essay on Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon", Andrew Flood

Freedom, Responsibility, and Male Consensus in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady, Kate Howser

Submissions from 1992


The Parallel Quests of Oedipa Maas and the Reader in Pynchon's "The Crying of Lot 49", Douglas Evans

The Narrator and Memory in "The Wanderer," "The Seafarer" and "The Dream of the Rood", Christina D. Smith


The Historical Development of an Existential Character in "The French Lieutenant's Woman" and "A Maggot", Jeff Van Ry

Submissions from 1991

Storyteller on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder and Her "Little House" Books, Jill Matsumoto

Submissions from 1988


"Dreaming Wild Dreams of Some Vague, Far-off Supremacy, Which Should Make the Mysterious City Prey and Subject--The Proper Penitent Grovelling at a Woman's Slipper": The Inversion of Frontier Mythography in Dreiser's "Sister Carrie", David J. Ferrero

Shakespeare's Women: "Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie", Martine Mollin

Kate Chopin's "The Awakening": Testimony to a Perfect Novel, Bonnie O'Toole

Submissions from 1987

Women and Oppression in Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" and Kate Chopin's "The Awakening", Anita Galliher

Women in Steinbeck: "The Wayward Bus" and "East of Eden", Cassandra Goldner

The Economics of Romance in "Pride and Prejudice" Methodology, Kathleen N. Rager

Submissions from 1986


Alfred, Lord Tennyson's "Idylls of the King": " teach men the need of the ideal.", Susan A. DeBord


Making Time: A Collection of Poetry, Alpay Kilicarslan Ulku

Submissions from 1985


Diamonds in the Dark: Social Order and Heroines in Five Seventeenth-Century Dramas, Monica A. Farhar


The Ironic Quest of the Modern Hero in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor, Chris Lotts

Submissions from 1984

Metaphor, Dialogue, and Characterization in Three D.H. Lawrence Novels, Sandra Wilson

Submissions from 1983

Breaking, Yvonne Tevis

Submissions from 1982


Las Macondinas: Estudio de los Personajes Femeninos en "Cien Anos de Soledad"; or Las Macondinas: Study of Female Characters in "One Hundred Years of Solitude", Jennifer Stuard

Submissions from 1979

A Study of Three Heroes: David, Genji, Aeneas, Merideth R. Allen


The Needle and the Sword: The Paradoxical Nature of Sexual Stereotypes in Three Spanish Works: "Nothing Less Than a Man" by Miguel de Unamuno; "The Sheep Well" by Lope de Vega; and "The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico Garcia Lorca, Linda Renee Hastie

Submissions from 1978


Nature and American Man: Visions from Melville, Norris and Faulkner, Robert James Anderson


Sporting Life in Literature, Gregory Spencer Drake

"Pas D'une" in the Loading Zone: Poems, Colleen O'Connor

Mountains and Streams Without End: Refractions of Fiction, Christopher Ramsey

Playing William Shakespeare: An Elementary Approach, Barbara Smitter

Triangles in Literature, Laurie Kathleen Ward

Submissions from 1977


Wingless of Flight: Four Contemporary Short Fictions, Barbara Ann Hrivnak

Under the Greek Skin: A Search for the Real Clytemnestra, Linda Killian


Berenger Times Four or Four Times Berenger?: A Character Study, Holly D. Martin

Submissions from 1976


The Dark Journey: A Study of Three Tragic Heroes, David Bell

The Reality of the Dream, Susan Jennifer Collins


The Shadowed Corner: A Synthesis: a Selective Study of Albert Camus' Hero of the Absurd, Margaret Elise Dampier


The Greek Connection: Modern Mutations in Classical Myth, Carol Lynn Gunther


An Examination of the Self-Identities in the Characters of Jane Austen, Olinda Joy Roach

The Duality Within Dostoevsky's Ethical Statement Presented in 'The Brothers Karamazov", Jill Scanlan


The Panache, the Crucifix, and the Horse: A Study of Three Gallants, Janice A. Taecker

Submissions from 1975


Moliere's Grotto: A Selective Study in Characterization, Debra Fern Bohannon

Obscenity: A Juridical Inquiry, Kenneth Brewster Clark

The Figure of Charles Williams: A Study of the Arthurian Myth of Charles Williams, Karen Lence

The Dramatic Adaptation of the Female Characters in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; and an original script entitled "Canterbury Capers", Marilyn K. Magness

The Outsider and Society--"Never Was" or "To Be": An Existential Rendition, Theresa M. Nunez

Hermann Hesse and His Pathways to Ecstasy: A Study of the Outsider and Society, Jill Smoothy

Submissions from 1974

The Outsider and Society: Henrik Ibsen--"A Revolution of the Spirit of Man", Candace C. Clark


The Literature of Sartre and Camus: A Transmutation of Existential Categories, Patricia Ann Donahue


The Beach [sic] Tree in the Sun: A Closer Look at Thomas Mann, James Joyce, and Albert Camus, Marilyn Rump

Submissions from 1973

The Eagle Soars Alone: A Study of Five Byronic Hero Types, Kathleen M. Carlson

Submissions from 1972

The Folk Element in the Plays of John Millington Synge, Virginia Griffith

Irish Myth and Nationalism in Yeats' Cuchulain Plays, Michael J. Gustin

Submissions from 1970

The Extraordinary Man: An Interpretation of T.S. Eliot's Concept of The Waste Land, Margaret Doane

The Efficacy of Human Choice in the Shorter Prose Fiction of Thomas Hardy, Garrett Hanken

Submissions from 1965

The Theatre Plays of Paddy Chayefsky: A Critical Analysis of Craft and Content, Elizabeth Louise Blackstone

Submissions from 1964

A Critical Study of the Major Plays of Arthur Miller, Lola Boll

Three Descriptions of the English Verb System, Dorothy Martin

Submissions from 1963

The Poetry of Theodore Roethke: A Terrible Violence of Creation, Margaret Giffen

Cast a Double Shadow: A Novel, Robin C. Wilson

Submissions from 1962

A Study of the Protagonists of Thomas Mann's Early Stories in Their Relations with Life, Miriam Elise Ball

Shakespeare's Dramatic Treatment of the Sources of "Richard III" and "Macbeth", Caroline Brigham

Herman Melville's Use of Oriental Myth, Old Testament Legend and New Testament Allusion in Moby-Dick, Ike Eastvold

Submissions from 1961

A Critique of Representative Utopian Literature from the Renaissance Through the Twentieth Century Dystopia, Patricia Phyllis Pflaum

The Hero as Victim: A Study of the Protagonists in Five Plays by Eugene O'Neill, Joann Marie Woodward

Submissions from 1960

The Influence of Dante upon T.S. Eliot, Mary Judith Dunbar

Journey to the Citadel: A Study of the Fabric of Saint Exupery's Philosophy, Paola Sensi Isolani

Portrayal of the Negro in Contemporary American Drama, Linda Rae Miller

An Analysis of Representative Works by Eudora Welty, Ruth Morris

An Analysis of the Comic Techniques of Charles Chaplin in His Creation of Charlie the Tramp, Jean Greaves Savage

Submissions from 1959

Sophocles' Oedipus Rex and its Contemporary French Dramatic Reinterpretations, Robert H. Adams

Submissions from 1958

Wolfgang Borchert: An Interpretative Study, Ann Arlene Marquiss

Submissions from 1957

Maxwell Anderson and the Temple of Man, Grace Ann Goodman