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Anne Tyler's use of religion and fortunetelling in three novels
The purpose of this study is to examine Anne Tyler's use of religion and fortunetelling in her novels. In determining my conclusion, I read all ten of Anne Tyler's novels and discovered that fortunetelling appears si ...
Indian princess or Indian squaw: The stereotype lives on
A casual review of the literature portraying Native American women reveals characters which fall into one of two stereotypical guises: Indian princess, or Indian squaw. Both Byler and Mickinock point out that biased portraits ...
Flannery O'Conner's southern children as prophets
Purpose of the study: This thesis was undertaken for the purpose of examining how the South's religious zealousness commixes with O'Connor's prophetic vision of the artist to converge in O'Connor's portrayal of ...
True and ancient properties: naming and spirits in the novels of Toni Morrison
Since the ancient Egyptians inscribed "Man, know thyself" above the entrances to their mystery temples more than five thousand years ago, humankind has continued its quest for self-understanding. This quest is a common ...