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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Coyotes Sang the Braid Into Her Hair 

      Everett, Olivia, D. (East Carolina University, 2010)
      A chapbook length collection of lyric poetry that explores the myth-making process through the tension of opposites: the nature of the substantive (body) and the ephemeral (mind), the wild vs. the tame self, the rational ...
    • Ghosts in a Lighthouse 

      Smith, Britney N. (East Carolina University, 2011)
      This collection of poems represents my engagement with the notion of death and its' inevitable outcome in both the secular and Christian reference. It focuses on the unclear terms of death and the possible after-lives that ...
    • The Grave That Knows My Bones 

      Servie, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2011)
      The Grave That Knows My Bones focuses on the relationship between a WWII and Vietnam veteran and his son. The story is of my grandfather, a hardened and disciplined soldier, my father, a boy who grew up troubled by confusion ...
    • Identifying White Knight Syndrome : A Scavenger Hunt 

      Dublin, Kevin (East Carolina University, 2012)
      "Scavenger Hunt" is a collection of poems thematically linked by a single persona and the repeated development and deterioration of his failed relationships as a result of "White Knight Syndrome." White knights, in this ...
    • Moving a Lighthouse : Cape Hatteras 

      Snead, Nathan T. (East Carolina University, 2010)
      Moving a Lighthouse is a collection of poems that focuses on the evolution of coastal fishing villages. This collection discusses the changing way of life on Hatteras Island.  
    • One Love : Collective Consciousness in Rap and Poetry of the Hip-Hop Generation 

      Hart, Austin Harold (East Carolina University, 2012)
      This study aims to offer an understanding of hip-hop culture through which three concepts are elucidated: (1) the existence and dimensions of a collective consciousness within rap and poetry of the hip-hop generation ...
    • Thrown Voices : A Series of Dramatic Monologues, With a Discussion of the Genre 

      Finch, Matthew (East Carolina University, 2010)
      This thesis examines the complex nature of the poetic genre of the dramatic monologue by providing multiple perspectives on the genre--namely, those of the literary critic and the creative writer. This thesis provides a ...