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“Is there somebody who’s willing to hold their hand at the edge?” - Bringing the Patient to the Center of Physician-Patient Communication and Decision-Making on Bone Marrow Transplantation
Medicine is beginning to appreciate the value of “patient-centeredness”—healthcare attentive to the unique characteristics, needs, and values of each patient—and a wide body of evidence shows that physician-patient dynamics ...
"Am not I your Rosalind?": Ovidian Identity and Transformation in Shakespeare's "As You Like It"
"'Am not I your Rosalind?': Negotiating Ovidian Identity and Transformation in Shakespeare's As You Like It" argues that the theatrical self-masquerade, that rare and uniquely Shakespearean moment in which a character ...
"Par Avion" is the story of Solon Baath, a mariner in the British navy, as he travels the British Empire in the years following World War I. Partly a story of origins and identity, Par Avion seeks to confront the concept ...
The Salvation Project - The Secularization of Christian Narratives in American Cancer Care
People have been dying ever since there have been people. Yet even if we can count on death as a constant, humanity’s response to death remakes itself time and time again. In our contemporary moment, leaps and bounds in ...
“We Ain’t Gotta Dream No More”: The Wire as Deindustrialization Narrative
This thesis is an examination of the critically-acclaimed HBO television series The Wire and a commentary on the shifting nature of labor relations in the modern economy. It will, in two parts, explore the economic transformation ...
My senior honors thesis for the English department is a short booklet of poetry titled Odalisques. I've been very interested in the relationship of male heterosexual painters to their nude female subjects and the question ...
The fruit and the flesh: A collection of poetry
A collection of poetry exploring Catholic faith and family.
The Island of Moss and Snow
This poetic project was inspired by extensive research of the John Zeigler Papers, a collection of letters between John Zeigler and Edwin Peacock, two gay men serving in the U.S. military during World War II. The relationship ...
Politics and Poetics of the Novel: Using Domesticity to Create the Nation
This thesis examines how the depiction of the family during war reinforces or challenges societal values in three nineteenth-century novels. The primary focus lies in three novels by Sir Walter Scott, Leo Tolstoy, and Harriet ...
Holy Hands: An Investigation of Ritual Gesture Use by Black and White Baptist Preachers in Durham, NC
Recently many researchers have labored to put the linguistic body back together. Historically, linguistic study has focused on the sounds produced by the mouth, but more recently work has emphasized the importance of body ...