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A sociophonetic study of Cape Girardeau, Missouri English
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This paper explores speech patterns of participants from Cape Girardeau, MO. Cape Girardeau Missouri is located just south of St. Louis along the Mississippi River, and just...
The creation of The four million : O. Henry's influences and working methods
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Though O. Henry's The Four Million was intended as an attack on Ward McAllister's idea of the Four Hundred, each man is mentioned only in passing in studies of the other. One chapter therefore contrasts the two men by ...
Talking turkey : visual media and the unraveling of Thanksgiving
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Standing at the core of American culture, Thanksgiving is an invented tradition celebrated by millions of Americans. This dissertation examines contemporary representations of Thanksgiving in "the media of everyday life" ...