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    • “Brotherhood” in War: A Rhetorical Approach to Understanding the Unity Among Soldiers 

      Cotton, Jacob W
      My research will elucidate the idea of “Brotherhood” as it relates to the soldiers fighting for our country. First, I will attempt to define a clear concept of Brotherhood as it relates to the American Armed Forces. Then ...
    • Dead Babies, Bowel Disturbances, and Other Combat Humor in Afghanistan and Iraq 

      Madsen, Marissa Torian (2013-02-18)
      The United States has deployed American soldiers to Afghanistan and Iraq for over a decade, often sending its soldiers for a second or third tour. The soldiers’ combat experience has changed dramatically since previous ...
    • Dehumanization in War and Combat: Rhetoric and Practice 

      Oliver, Olivia A (2017-04-24)
      This research addressed dehumanization in times of war by considering the discourses of veterans from conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. I will analyze sources of non-fiction and fiction literature, and interviews archived ...
    • From the Land of Genesis 

      Oshea, Stephen J (2013-02-14)
      The narrative of the Combat veteran from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars over the past decade has been largely obscured. This is in part due to lack of media attention and partly to a nation-wide numbness to the prolonged ...
    • I Want 'You': Pronouns and the Military 

      French, Neddie (2013-09-19)
      This project involves analyzing the various ways in which the second-person pronoun “you” changes aspects of witnessing when discussing war. The goal is to examine various uses of the pronoun “you,” dissecting both the ...
    • James Joyce's Ulysses: The Ephemerality of Style in "Oxen of the Sun" 

      Corb, Hunter (2017-04-24)
      In the “Oxen of the Sun” episode, Joyce’s manuscripts reveal a systematic appropriation from canonical texts to produce a profile of style as gestation. Focusing on his adaptations from Sir Thomas Malory in the construction ...
    • 'Society with a big ess': Who's Talking About Gerty MacDowell? 

      Schneider, Marc F
      ‘Nausicaa,’ the thirteenth episode of James Joyce’s Ulysses, depicts Leopold Bloom, the novel’s hero, masturbating to the sight of a young woman named Gertrude MacDowell as she lounges about Sandymount Strand at sunset. ...
    • War is Kind: Idealization in Militarism 

      Ritchey, Payton Lauren (2013-11-06)
      The questions being considered throughout the length of this Thesis relate to masculinity in militarism and the effects of idealizing the two in relation to each other. The essential questions are: What causes militarism ...