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  • BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: FAMILIAL EXPECTATIONS IN THREE MULTICULTURAL NOVELS 

    Ferguson, Alicia (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    By using the commonality of family, this cross-cultural investigation hopes to highlight some of the similarities and differences among three vastly different cultures with the hope that readers discover the ways in which ...
  • Between the Lines 

    Cambra, Gaiselle (East Carolina University, 2016-04-27)
    This serial television script has a pilot episode and a follow-up episode. The series follows a group of African American college friends in their adult lives. Each member of the group has a secret they need to keep hidden ...
  • Between Two Worlds: Mixed-Race Ostracism by the Minority Group in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony, Matt De La Peña’s Mexican Whiteboy, and Heidi Durrow’s The Girl Who Fell From the Sky 

    Herche, Nicole Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2018-11-27)
    In the three texts that will be discussed, the authors chose young protagonists who come to terms with the contradictions their background creates. In some ways, each of the novels presents the idea of mixed-race as being ...
  • Beyond Their Control : The Disempowerment of Women in Middle Eastern and African Literature 

    Sinclair, Tara Jernigan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The disempowerment of women involves factors that influence every aspect of their lives, birthing deep oppression, victimization, and sometimes violence. Fadia Faqir's Pillars of Salt explores two Muslim women whose ...
  • Blankets in the River with Oranges and Other Stories 

    Gamero, Rafael (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This thesis is a collection of five short stories, four flash fiction pieces, and one creative nonfiction piece. They all have strong character perspectives and are unified by a distinctive Caribbean/Central American ...
  • Blue Guardian Original TV Series : Two Episodes, Blue Tornado and Blue Mountains 

    Westerman, Sabrina (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Blue Guardian is an original TV series with two episodes presented here, entitled "Blue Tornado" and "Blue Mountains." It is in the mystery genre without particularly dealing with murder investigations. Rather, each ...
  • A Blurry Outline and Other Stories 

    Smith, Stephanie Ann (East Carolina University, 2015)
    A Blurry Outline and Other Stories is a collection of four short stories and three flash pieces. Family, friends and loss, primarily a daughter's loss of her mother, are the themes that bind these stories together. The ...
  • Body in Flight 

    Settimio, Samantha (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This master's thesis is a collection of poetry focusing on the emotional and behavioral responses of a woman whose perception of life is considerably twisted by her chances at inheriting cancer and certain romantic ...
  • The Borderlands in Puerto Rico : Creating New Identities 

    Funderburk, Cheryl (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera is one of the most influential books on border theory, but because her theories are rooted in her experiences in the Rio Grande Valley between Texas and Mexico, they cannot be ...
  • Brackish Water : Stories 

    Kelly, Ivory (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Each of the five short stories in this collection depicts the struggle of a Belizean character and takes place in a locale that recalls the history or culture of a specific region of Belize. There are both male and female ...
  • BRANDING THE NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART : PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING A PUBLIC IDENTITY 

    Cranford, Christine (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This dissertation examines the North Carolina Museum of Art's planning and implementation of a brand identity. To understand the planned identity, I studied the intentions of the Museum's leadership, of the architect who ...
  • Breaking Down Borderland Stereotypes: The Borderland Mindset and Double Consciousness 

    Babyak, Lauren (East Carolina University, 1/13/16)
    This thesis examines three different texts, using borderland theories as a framework, to demonstrate that borderlands are not about physical locations but psychological states of mind. By studying three distinct texts, ...
  • Building Cultural Competence Through Multicultural Fiction 

    Luckhardt, Jessica Keally (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Cultural competence is a set of skills which is gaining recent attention as a tool for navigating a diverse American society. This study examines the purposeful instruction of select multicultural literature which can aid ...
  • Bury Your Horses and Other Stories 

    Buchanan, Tim (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Bury Your Horses and Other Stories is a book-length collection of original short  stories. The work is intended to be understood as a complete book as well as its  individual stories. The work presents variations on the ...
  • Carrion Flower 

    Cory, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Dysfunction can be defined, as it is by Merriam-Webster, as "impaired or abnormal functioning" or "abnormal or unhealthy interpersonal behavior or interaction within a group." Using the former definition, my poems often ...
  • Caught on the Precipice : A Collection of Short Stories 

    Marshall, Dominique (East Carolina University, 2011)
     The stories in Caught on the Precipice deal with a changing dynamic in family. Even though the characters are of varying ages and backgrounds, each protagonist must reconcile the missed connections of their past. The ...
  • The Causes of the Gordon Riots of 1780 : A Close Reading of Contemporary Accounts and Dickens's Barnaby Rudge 

    Faron, Katharine Marie (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Contemporary accounts of the Gordon Riots of 1780 are studied closely in order to ultimately determine how Dickens's use of these accounts in Barnaby Rudge reveals his view of the cause of the riots. Newspapers, political ...
  • Celestial Bodies : A Collection of Poems 

    Palko, Meghan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    A celestial body, according to Merriam-Webster, is "an aggregation of matter in the universe that constitutes a unit for astronomical study." More specifically, it is a planet, nebula, star, or some such natural heavenly ...