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Self-evident shams : metafiction and comedy in three of Flann O'Brien's novels
The aim of this thesis is to analyse the connections between comedy and metafiction evident in Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman and The Hard Life. The following pages discuss how these novels express, ...
Mimetic roots of Flannery O'Connor's The violent bear it away
Literature from classical antiquity to the end of the eighteenth century was predominantly mimetic; that is, the general function of literature was to present a heightened imitation of reality, and, in particular those ...
Safeguarding the "springs of life" : women's contributions to social and moral reform in Fort William and Port Arthur, Ontario, 1900-1930
This thesis examines women's involvement in the moral and social reform movement under the umbrella of social purity, as it occurred in Fort William and Port Arthur, Ontario, between 1900-1930. I analyze the role of two ...
Physicians' perceptions of elderly alcohol abuse
Alcohol abuse Is often hidden and unrecognized problem among seniors. Although the degree of the aged affected by alcohol abuse may not be extremely high, alcohol consumption appears to be particularly toxic In the elderly, ...
Personality characteristics of adults with nonverbal learning disability subtypes
The present study examined whether individuals with poor math ability possess more atypical personality characteristics than individuals with average or good math abilities. Individuals with nonverbal learning disability ...