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Electronic thesis

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Found in 886 Collections and/or Records:

Voluntary Manslaughter, 2019

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Identifier: pf_2019fall_baldwin_adam neil.pdf
Overview "Voluntary Manslaughter is a mystery/thriller set in Nashville, TN in the not-sodistant future. The novel follows Charlie Watson, an ordinary young high school English teacher disillsioned with life. In his first week, at his new post, a student is found dead in the girls' locker room. Charlie quickly suspects a connection between the girl's death, his principal, John Hinkley, and his franternity. He takes his suspicions to his friends, Kat and Dave, who confirm Hinkley's involvement in the...
Dates: 2019

Waiting in Wally’s, 2017

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Identifier: cw_2017spring_sherodclyburn_shane.pdf
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"This collection of poems chronicles a young man, lost and in love with love, moving from warm bed to warm bed, drinking along the way. He laments the passing of youth and yearns for a promising future, as yet unwritten." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Waking up dead, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018spring_elliott_shannon.pdf
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"Waking Up Dead is a narrative short about Maggie, a young woman who wakes up the night after her own murder and goes on a quest not only for answers but also revenge upon the person who killed her." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

Wall, Mirror?, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018fall_xu_bin.pdf
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"'Wall, Mirror?' is an interactive visual installation designed to explore the mystery boundaries between reality and virtual reality. It is an experiment, through the form of interactive art, trying to raise people's awareness how technology can impact the way we see things. This is a designated gallery installation exploring the relationships between human and interior space." -- Abstract

Dates: 2018

Walls, 2021

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Identifier: vma_2021spring_pascale_rochelle.pdf
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"Walls is a coming-of-age short film that follows a little girl into the suffocating, traumatic, and desperate situation of domestic abuse. While the film delves into the world of fantasy through television and drawing; at its core it is not a store of fantasy. The underlying themes of escapism emphasize the inability to escape in such a world. Even the fantasies are tainted and infused with sorrow. The only true escape is that of withdrawal through one's own mind." -- Abstract

Dates: 2021

Warrior Without Hope: The Crimson Crown, 2020

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Identifier: pf_2020spring_brockway_charlotte_jo.pdf
Overview "Freedom fighters across the realm of Grimmrverold fight for justice and compete for the Crimson Crown. The Zaethials of Dragon-Scale have begun to take power for themselves by pursuing the Crimson Crown. The only one who could have prevented it was the wood-elf, Taurin Greenkeep. But because Taurin did not destroy the Crown, the Zaethials' tyrannical young queen, Anarlion who is also a Boston teenager named Gaby Dracon, is in hot pursuit. The knights of the Argent Code and the king in...
Dates: 2020

Way out, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018spring_liu_rongxin.pdf
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"WAY OUT itself is a virtual installation artwork which utilizes AR technology. The thesis describes the process of implementing AR experience with location-based service. It includes a detailed discussion of the production and implementation processes, difficulties arisen during these processes and a summary of current efforts to overcome these problems. This thesis provides a starting point for people interested in making a virtual installation using Augmented Reality." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

We Lie With Monsters, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022fall_amaris_alexa.pdf
Overview "This thesis comprises the prologue and first eight chapters of my novel in-progress, We Lie With Monsters. A work of fiction, the thesis blends elements of the paranormal with horror, and focuses on Wren, a young twenty-something who is at a crossroads in their life and comes home after a long period of time away. Once home, they must deal with the death of their estranged mother and all the emotional baggage that begets, as well as the fallout of running away from their past and leaving...
Dates: 2022

We Need to Talk About The Ring, 2019

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Identifier: wm_2019spring_chen_yi-chi.pdf
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"Though same-sex marriage is now legal in her hometown, Xin resolves to give up her successful career in the U.S. and return home. Xin's parents eagerly await their daughter's return. However, little do they know about Xin's intentions to take advantage of Taiwan's new same-sex marriage laws. Caught between love and family, Xin risks both her family and lover and is forced to own up to her true feelings." -- Abstract

Dates: 2019

We wander, 2018

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Identifier: cw_2018spring_rhodes_shelby.pdf
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"A collection of linked short stories centered around two main characters, twins, and their adventures. The collection explores the question of what it means to be 'We' and the complications involved in that state of being. The twins, brother and sister, remain unnamed throughout these stories and are largely characterized by their relationship to each other against all others. The stories in this collection range from standard-length short fiction to micro fiction." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

Weight of freedom, 2016

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Identifier: cw_2016fall_cabrera_elena.pdf
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Novel about three young women set in modern day New York City. The novel follows them throughout the first few years of their lives after their college graduation. It explores current issues such as xenophobia, terrorism, and the uncertainty of the future.--Abstract.

Dates: 2016

Weighty Words, Heavy People: How Diet Books Feed the Obesity Epidemic, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_wilson_el.pdf
Overview "America faces a public health crisis of obesity and metabolic disease, which disproportionately impacts low-income and BIPOC communities. Simultaneously, the diet book industry has populated shelves with claims of fast, permanent, and healthy weight loss, almost none of which are backed by scientific evidence. By exploring the author's personal experience and compiling research on the history of the diet book industry, obesity and type 2 diabetes rates, and the causes of obesity in...
Dates: 2023

Well-Known Stranger: Essays and Stories, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_mccoy_caroline.pdf
Overview "This collection comprises nine pieces—six essays and three stories—that represent the best of my creative-writing career at Emerson College. The collection begins and ends with personal essays, the contents of which are echoed or further examined by the fictional works placed between. Central themes I explore include parent-child bonds, the tenuous relationship between mind and body, and notions of independence and partnership. The American South, my place of origin, is the setting for all...
Dates: 2019

Wellbeing in the Student Actor Experience, 2023

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Identifier: te_2023spring_obrian_kelli.pdf
Overview "This thesis examines the contributing factors to the wellbeing of student actors in undergraduate study. Literature is reviewed in the areas of actor wellbeing, trauma science, and potential areas of harm to the student actor. Qualitative interviews of current graduate students are examined to explore the real-life experience of former student actors. Their testimony speaks to the aspects that contribute and detract from student actor wellbeing inside and outside of the classroom." --...
Dates: 2023

What are the effects of Linklater voice training on teachers' vocal awareness?, 2020

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Identifier: te_2020spring_madden_valerie.pdf
Overview "Research indicates that a student's ability to process spoken language can be hindered by vocal dysfunction in their teacher's voice. However, the importance of vocal hygiene is rarely a component of teacher training, despite a high rate of dysphonia among teachers. Research also demonstrates that a teacher's ability to connect emotionally with students has a direct impact on student learning. But educating teachers in vocal emotional communication is similarly broadly absent from...
Dates: 2020

What If, 2023

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Identifier: vm_2023spring_gao_yanghuixiao.pdf
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"My proposed short live-action film is about a young Chinese woman who is raised in a single-parent family in a small town in China. She just started her job in Shanghai and finds that she may have to give up motherhood due to a recurring gynecological condition that has given her misery for years. She wrestles with the need to seek support from her mother when she gets back home for the memorial ceremony for her recently departed grandmother." -- Abstract

Dates: 2023

What is a Family: Using the Addams Family musical as an entry point for exploration., 2020

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Identifier: te_2020spring_howard_james.pdf
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"Using the Addams Family musical to develop and implement a performance assembly that explores the question, What is a family? In this social-emotional learning program students should recognize that all families are made from love and respect, no matter what they look like. This assembly was presented to the five elementary schools in Westwood, Massachusetts on March 3 and 5 of 2020." -- Abstract

Dates: 2020

What kind of girl, 2018

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Identifier: cw_2018spring_kautsire_caroline.pdf
Overview "Recounts the story of Caroline, a Malawian girl, who grows up facing the impossibility of fulfilling both African and Western roles for females. The constant questions put to her, 'What kind of girl behaves this way?' and 'What kind of girl are you?' become obstacles that fracture and reconstruct her identity, increasing her insecurity about gender, race, class, language and sexuality. Through childhood and adolescence, her struggle to both fit in and stand out as a strong and talented...
Dates: 2018

What Lies Beneath, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_callaway_genevieve.pdf
Overview "This thesis is a novel excerpt of a historical fiction-thriller hybrid that utilizes multiple subgenres, including detective fiction, horror, and elements of the Western. The purpose of this work is to successfully showcase a speculative narrative within the confines of historical fiction. As a genre, historical fiction can be considered an unforgiving genre to work within due to the limitations produced by setting and era. Additionally, this genre is often accompanied by the expectation...
Dates: 2023

What makes a monster, 2016

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Identifier: cw_2016fall_steel_cerise.pdf
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This thesis is a project to design the interiors and exteriors of four books that explore what a monster is in form, action, and emotion: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë; Bram Stoker's Dracula, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis.

Dates: 2016