Honors Theses

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Tristan Walde: Catching the Catcher in the Rye: Charles Taylor’s Ideal of Authenticity’s Attempt to Save Holden Caulfield from His Naïve Navigation of Modernity’s ‘loss of meaning’ Honors Theses 20th Century, American
Nola Peshkin: Flowing with milk and honey: how the fertile powers of women and nature create patriarchal fear and the desire for control and commodification Honors Theses 20th Century, Environment, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Women Writers
Ricky Spaulding:Really Really Real: Reality in Performance and the Hyperreal in the Plays of Annie Baker Honors Theses 21st Century, American, Drama, Performance Studies
Hannah Bauermeister Degrees of Loneliness in 20th Century America Honors Theses 20th Century, American
Hannah Nguyen; Cyclicity in Natural Landscape: Its Clash with Human Civilizational Progress Honors Theses Environment
Lauren Davis: An Investigation of the Unique Ways Speculative Fiction Can Interrogate Systems of Power, Through an Analysis of N. K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth Trilogy Honors Theses Experimental, Science Fiction
Kavinila Rengaraju: The Flood of Flowers: An Exploration of the Effects of Western Capitalism on Identity Formation in the Colonized Woman Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory, Postcolonial
Leah Cantor: Stolen Autonomy and Futile Rebellion:  Deriving Power form the Oppression of Women Under the Declining British Empire  Honors Theses British, Feminism and Feminist Theory
Tamar Leveson Reading Pregnancy as Liminality in Modernist British Fiction Honors Theses 20th Century, British, Feminism and Feminist Theory
Elise Stefanou.Demonic Liminality: Unsettling an Anthropological Concept Through the Work of Sylvia Wynter, 2018. Honors Theses Anthropology, Culture, Indigenous
Sam Wooley. “We gon’ see the future first”: Subjection, Melancholy, and Queer Utopian Aesthetics in Frank Ocean’s Blonde, 2018. Honors Theses Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Sexuality
Jazzy Hothi. I am Here: Illuminating Black Women’s Resistances to Individualistic Notions of Self-Care“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”— Audre Lorde (1988, A Burst of Light)“We realize that the only people who care enough about us to work consistently for our liberation are us. Our politics evolve from a healthy love for ourselves, our sisters and our community which allows us to continue our struggle and work.”—The Combahee River Collective Statement (1977), 2018 Honors Theses African American, Feminism and Feminist Theory
Collin Sprenkle. Fly Fishing and the Female Form: Meditations and Investigations into the Corporeal Transformations Experienced in the River, 2018 Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory, Gender

Isabelle Aelis Ragail Edwards. "A Critical Eye: The Reading of Letters in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Kaija Catherine Perkiomaki. "Little Girls and Big Men: The Romance Narrative Explored Through the Sexual Coding of the Vampire Fantasy's Hero and Heroine.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Sexuality, Literature

Danielle Marie Gintz. "Narrativizing the Mind: Implications of the Printed Text and Oral Story on William James' Consciousness.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Tristan Michael Riesen. "The 'Other' Victorians: Sexuality, Censorship, and Film Noir.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses 19th Century, Sexuality, Literature

Kelsey Jessamine Hoag. "Hope for the American Poetry Teacher.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Poetry and Poetics

Mackenzie Beth Sepler. "Viral, Visual, Virtual: Possibilities of Narrative in Snapchat.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Media Studies

Carlee Ann Horst. "Creating an Empowering Classroom Discourse on Gender through Great Expectations.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature, Gender

Elizabeth Ann Strehlo. "The aloe that flowers once in a hundred years': Identification and idealization in Austen & Brontë.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Aaron Douglas Huebner. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses

Elizabeth Li Tao. "Keeping up with the beat: The inclusion of slang terms through hip hop music into the American-English lexicon.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses American, Language

Stephanie E. King. "The Author as Editor: Examining the Role of the Gladiator and the Amphitheater in Nineteenth-Century Historical Novels.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature, 19th Century

Maya Devery Trachtenberg. "California: a modernist utopia.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Modernism

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