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Pragmatics and the rhetoric of feminism: A speech act study of A Vindication of the Rights of Women and The Subjection of Women
This dissertation utilizes the concepts and terminology of speech act theory to explore two major nonfiction feminist argumentative documents: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1972) by Mary Wollstonecraft and The ...
The dialectical 'I': Invention and self in Robert Burton's "Anatomy of Melancholy"
This study explores Robert Burton's art of invention in the Anatomy of Melancholy and argues that the ethnocentric personality of the persona employs strategies of rhetorical invention in the Preface to the Anatomy in order ...
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 ...
A luminous enchantment: the letters of Rose Macaulay
A Luminous Enchantment is an examination of the letters written to Fr. Hamilton Johnson by British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The thesis focuses on the letters as a spiritual journey. Comparison is made between ...
Writing in the secondary public schools: a shared responsibility
The purpose of this study is to present a detailed, researched overview of the origin, purpose, workshop training, and practical applications concerning writing across the curriculum. Procedures followed in this study ...
The simulation and re-creation of real-time events in non-fiction writing: The Coral Watts story
The purpose of this study is to examine, through the writing of a partial manuscript, the problem of relating a sequence of non-fiction events in a fictional format that re-creates the context of time in which they occurred ...
Demonstration of a rapidly transported neuronal protein associated with the myelin fraction of nerve
An in vitro preparation was utilized to determine if a rapidly transported protein which appears in the myelin fraction of nerve is similar to rapidly transported proteins which have previously been observed released from ...
The Clara cell: a comparative ultrastructural study in mammals and a study of secretory granules in rabbits
Clara cells in the terminal bronchioles of mouse, rat, rabbit, calf, human and monkey were compared by light microscopy, transmission and scanning electron microscopy, and species-differences were clearly present. Mouse ...
Zeolites as laundry detergent builders
(Texas Woman's University, 1981-05-31)