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Virginia Tech

1. Olson, Eric Lars. Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2011, Virginia Tech

 This study performed a mythic analysis on three films with child heroes including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Stand by Me, and The Goonies. Several unifying themes… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Cinema; Spielberg; Monomyth; Myth; Hero

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APA (6th Edition):

Olson, E. L. (2011). Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes. (Masters Thesis). Virginia Tech. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10919/32929

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Olson, Eric Lars. “Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes.” 2011. Masters Thesis, Virginia Tech. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10919/32929.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Olson, Eric Lars. “Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes.” 2011. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Olson EL. Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Virginia Tech; 2011. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/32929.

Council of Science Editors:

Olson EL. Great Expectations: The Role of Myth in 1980s Films with Child Heroes. [Masters Thesis]. Virginia Tech; 2011. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/32929


University of Kansas

2. Kimbrell, Tyler. Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2014, University of Kansas

 In this thesis I look at three different biographical reconstructions of Crazy Horse that construct the famous Lakota man as a mythic hero. Through the… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Rhetoric; Communication; Crazy Horse; Hero; Myth; Narrative

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Kimbrell, T. (2014). Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths. (Masters Thesis). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/16819

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Kimbrell, Tyler. “Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths.” 2014. Masters Thesis, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/16819.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Kimbrell, Tyler. “Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths.” 2014. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Kimbrell T. Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Kansas; 2014. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/16819.

Council of Science Editors:

Kimbrell T. Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths. [Masters Thesis]. University of Kansas; 2014. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/16819


University of Kansas

3. Bajorek, Benton James. Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2019, University of Kansas

 In April 2013, the Tsarnaev brothers placed two homemade bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. This attack created a need for healing… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Rhetoric; American Dream; Boston Red Sox; hero; myth; ritual; sport

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Bajorek, B. J. (2019). Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing. (Masters Thesis). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/30072

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Bajorek, Benton James. “Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing.” 2019. Masters Thesis, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/30072.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Bajorek, Benton James. “Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing.” 2019. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Bajorek BJ. Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Kansas; 2019. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/30072.

Council of Science Editors:

Bajorek BJ. Baseball, Rituals, and the American Dream: An Analysis of the Boston Red Sox’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing. [Masters Thesis]. University of Kansas; 2019. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/30072


Eastern Illinois University

4. Hinote, Peighton. Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2020, Eastern Illinois University

  Event planning and coordination often view events to be standalone, existing only until the event has passed. However, this thesis looks to serialize events… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Commodity Narrative; Myth; Event Branding; Serialize Events; Public Relations and Advertising

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APA (6th Edition):

Hinote, P. (2020). Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns. (Masters Thesis). Eastern Illinois University. Retrieved from https://thekeep.eiu.edu/theses/4780

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hinote, Peighton. “Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns.” 2020. Masters Thesis, Eastern Illinois University. Accessed July 05, 2020. https://thekeep.eiu.edu/theses/4780.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hinote, Peighton. “Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns.” 2020. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Hinote P. Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Eastern Illinois University; 2020. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/theses/4780.

Council of Science Editors:

Hinote P. Narrativizing the Holidays: Event Branding through Commodity Narrative Campaigns. [Masters Thesis]. Eastern Illinois University; 2020. Available from: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/theses/4780


University of Kansas

5. Shook, Lindsey. Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2010, University of Kansas

 The justices in the trial of the Prosecutor v. Kunarac were able to interrupt the rape myths that generally exist in rape trials by complicating… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Language; Rhetoric and composition; Women's studies; Consent; Kunarac; Legal rhetoric; Myth; Trial; War rape

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APA (6th Edition):

Shook, L. (2010). Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac. (Masters Thesis). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8195

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Shook, Lindsey. “Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac.” 2010. Masters Thesis, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8195.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Shook, Lindsey. “Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac.” 2010. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Shook L. Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Kansas; 2010. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8195.

Council of Science Editors:

Shook L. Complicating Consent: A Study of the Rhetorical Strategies Employed to Interrupt Rape Myths in the Prosecutor v. Kunarac. [Masters Thesis]. University of Kansas; 2010. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8195

6. Harris, Michael Spencer. The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity.

Degree: PhD, Communication Studies, 2014, University of Kansas

 Recent studies suggest that people are anxious about the influence of technology on (and in) the future. The rapidity of technological progress, combined with the… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Communication; Myth; Rhetoric; Secondary Allegory; Singularity; Technology

…in social attitudes towards technology. Science Fiction and Myth Systems Rabkin (2004… …drawing on the forms of myth. Rowland (1990) notes, myths are narrative forms that… …argue that the rhetoric of Singularity advocates is defined by utopian myth. Building on… …related to technology are often approached via myth and allegory in those cases where… …they satisfy the formal and functional elements of myth and secondary allegory. Next, using… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Harris, M. S. (2014). The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/18667

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Harris, Michael Spencer. “The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity.” 2014. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/18667.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Harris, Michael Spencer. “The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity.” 2014. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Harris MS. The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2014. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/18667.

Council of Science Editors:

Harris MS. The Myth of Techno-Transcendence: The Rhetoric of the Singularity. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2014. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/18667

7. Walker, Zachary. Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2016, University of Kansas

 This study sought to understand the strong resonance of Elizabeth Warren's rhetoric among Millenials and many liberal democrats. The three texts selected each received an… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Communication; Rhetoric; Elizabeth Warren; Myth; Populism

…strength and prominence in American political discourse: myth. Hofstadter, McGee, and Lee all… …referenced the mythic inner workings of populism, but none identified the myth (Hofstadter… …the American Dream myth, and it is, in part, from this sacred and ubiquitous secular myth… …to argue that the myth, the dream itself, is endangered in the status quo, thereby placing… …birth or position. (Adams 1932, 214-215) The populist American Dream myth is not… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Walker, Z. (2016). Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren. (Masters Thesis). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/24186

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Walker, Zachary. “Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren.” 2016. Masters Thesis, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/24186.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Walker, Zachary. “Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren.” 2016. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Walker Z. Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Kansas; 2016. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/24186.

Council of Science Editors:

Walker Z. Populism and Myth in the Rhetoric of Elizabeth Warren. [Masters Thesis]. University of Kansas; 2016. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/24186

8. Hulse, Rebecca. How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals.

Degree: MA, Communication Studies, 2017, Colorado State University

 This thesis project analyses the rhetoric of the American Dream myth as it appears within discussions about houseless populations. The American Dream myth has been… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: collectivism; houseless; myth; comments; American Dream; individualism

…Therefore, the disparity complicates the believable quality to the American Dream myth, because… …agency by the affected demographics – and the American Dream myth continued to be a powerful… …United States. Though the American Dream myth provides rhetoric that depicts people in poverty… …myth should be discussed; as complex issues surrounding social class remain unresolved, and… …of experience on the political arena demonstrated that the American Dream myth and its… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Hulse, R. (2017). How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals. (Masters Thesis). Colorado State University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10217/181459

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hulse, Rebecca. “How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals.” 2017. Masters Thesis, Colorado State University. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10217/181459.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hulse, Rebecca. “How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals.” 2017. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Hulse R. How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Colorado State University; 2017. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/181459.

Council of Science Editors:

Hulse R. How dreaming displaces duty: individualism, the American Dream, and perceptions of houseless individuals. [Masters Thesis]. Colorado State University; 2017. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/181459


University of Kansas

9. Frewen Wuellner, Cynthia. Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities.

Degree: PhD, Communication Studies, 2008, University of Kansas

 In order to articulate meaning in cities and architecture, I propose a framework of enacted architecture that considers the built environment in everyday spatial practices.… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Language; Rhetoric and composition; Architecture; Urban and regional planning; American dream myth; Ground zero; National mall; New urbanism; Seaside; Spatial rhetoric

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APA (6th Edition):

Frewen Wuellner, C. (2008). Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/4428

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Frewen Wuellner, Cynthia. “Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities.” 2008. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/4428.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Frewen Wuellner, Cynthia. “Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities.” 2008. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Frewen Wuellner C. Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2008. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/4428.

Council of Science Editors:

Frewen Wuellner C. Towards A Rhetoric of Architecture: A Framework for Understanding Cities. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2008. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/4428

10. Leyerzapf, Amy Beth. "The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963.

Degree: PhD, Communication Studies, 2011, University of Kansas

 Since the inception of the US Space Program, space exploration has been linked in public discourse to the cluster of ideas and images constituting "the… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Communication; American exceptionalism; Eisenhower, David Dwight; Frontier myth; Kennedy, John F.; NASA; Space program

…details as concrete definitions and questions of metaphor or myth take on elevated importance… …frontier is ultimately used as a 3 myth or a metaphor, I intend to shift focus away from the… …explore how Presidential deployment of the frontier myth shapes public understanding of both the… …scholarship of metaphor and myth in public address. After exploring the potential of both… …the frontier myth, as a foundational element of the American identity since the Puritans… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Leyerzapf, A. B. (2011). "The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Kansas. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1808/9754

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Leyerzapf, Amy Beth. “"The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963.” 2011. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Kansas. Accessed July 05, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/9754.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Leyerzapf, Amy Beth. “"The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963.” 2011. Web. 05 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Leyerzapf AB. "The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2011. [cited 2020 Jul 05]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/9754.

Council of Science Editors:

Leyerzapf AB. "The Most Hazardous and Dangerous and Greatest Adventure on Which Man Has Ever Embarked": The Frontier in Presidential Pro-Space Discourse, 1957-1963. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Kansas; 2011. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/9754

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