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The First Issue of The Drowning Gull is Out!

GUYS. Seriously. GUYS.

I wanted to claw my eyes out last night. Legitimately. Staring at a computer screen for 6 hours is not fun.

But I got it done. 85 more words

The Drowning Gull

Identity and the Doppelganger in Erasure and Chicana Falsa

By: Ashley E. Hoover

     Both Erasure by Percival Everett and Chicana Falsa by Michele Serros explore the concept of individual identity and how it relates to one’s place within society. 2,206 more words

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God and Spirituality in the Enlightenment and Realist Movements

By: Eric J. VanAssche

     Most ideas don’t spring up out of nowhere, rather many new ideas are evolved forms of thinking that first took root in beliefs and practices from previous generations. 1,949 more words

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Biblical Analysis of Inequitable Gender Portrayal in "We"

By: Natalie Collier

     We, a dystopian novel by Russian author Yevgeny Zamyatin, is about a futuristic society shut off from the rest of the world by a glass wall called the Green Wall. 1,269 more words

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Enhancing the Human Connection on Everest

By: Britney Cooper

     The harrowing accounts from Rob Hall and Scott Fischer’s 1996 Everest Expeditions have captivated the world with unrelenting interest. With a dozen literary works, multiple films, and countless articles dedicated to recounting the tragic event, the gripping tale surrounding this day in history has gained great traction among the worldwide media. 1,665 more words

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Werewolves Vs. Nazis: Metaphors Concerning Lycanthropy

By: Ashley E. Hoover

     The short story “Pure Silver” by A.C. Crispin and Kathleen O’Malley is an odd tale about an animal control officer named Therese and a Jewish werewolf called Zeyde, who is a Holocaust survivor and slayer of Nazis. 1,220 more words

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The Universal Trickster and Hero in Opposition

By: Holly Simpson

     Due to the prevalence of mythologies and the commonalities that inevitably arise, the tendency to create a more universal form representing all those characteristics of the whole is unavoidable. 1,205 more words

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