• An absurd beauty 

    Salov, Amanda (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Human beings are ephemeral; our relationships are ever changing and our environments are transitory, yet we continually deny this basic principle. This transitory nature is an absurd beauty that encompasses the human ...
  • A man ain't nothin but a man 

    Carlson, Eric D., 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    In reflecting personally and historically, mythological tales and folklore such as the legend of John Henry and the many sagas of Greek mythological figures, have acted as a kind of measuring guide or moral compass for ...