Completed Senior Theses in Literature
Shannon Knapp: "Representing Rape: Theatrical Dialogue on Lavinia in Titus Andronicus, An Exploration of the Possibilities of Feminist Readings of Lavinia"
Committee: Susan Harris Smith and Jeff Aziz
Lauren Schmeer: "Female Agency in Twilight, Harry Potter, and The Hunger Games: Can Feminist Be Feminine?"
Committee: Courtney Wiekle-Mills and Lori Campbell
Ashley Werlinich: "'The Beasts of the Earth and the Madness of Men': Dehumanization, Neurodegeneration, and Denial in Moby Dick and Catch-22"
Committee: Philip Smith and Paul Kameen
Geoa Geer: “Victorian Sight: Unique Perceptions in Middlemarch and Jane Eyre”
Committee: Troy Boone, Amy Murray-Twyning
Jacob Robbins: “‘Can You Feel It?’ Modernist Emotional Resonance Across Jazz and Literature”
Committee: Ronald Judy, Amy Murray-Twyning
Becca Stern: “From Where did Langland’s Jew Emerge: A Study of Literary and Exegetical Portrayals of the Jew from Late-Antiquity to the Middle Ages”
Committee: Hannah Johnson, Jeff Aziz
Liam Sweeney: “Enlightenment Tragedy”
Committee: Jonathan Arac, Jeff Aziz
Elaine Short: "Setting as an Agent in Hardy's Fiction"
Committee: John Twyning, Amy Murray-Twyning
Danielle Grimm: “A Theological Consideration of Resolution in ‘The Endless Ending’ of George MacDonald's Lilith (1895)”
Committee: Marah Gubar, Lori Campbell