Volume 6

Beneath the Surface: An Analysis of Gender and Cultural Bias in Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants

By: Paul J. Lopez “Beneath the Surface: An Analysis of Gender and Cultural Bias in Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” In an interview with “The Paris Review”, Hemingway states “I always, try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it underwater for every part that shows” (qtd. in Bausch and …

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Student Perception of online translators: Do they do more harm than good?

By: Andrew DeMil and Michael Borntreger “Student Perception of online translators: Do they do more harm than good?” AbstractThough most second-language instructors are aware that some students use web-based machine translation (WBMT) in order to complete assignments, little is known as to why students decide to utilize such tools and how they may affect the …

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Viewing the History of Japanese and U.S. Relations through Animation

By: Abigail Wilkinson “Viewing the History of Japanese and U.S. Relations through Animation” The history of Japanese and U.S. relations might be summarized as a complex exchange of admiration and resentment. Ever since Commodore Matthew Perry and his fleet first arrived on the shores of Japan in 1854, relations with Japan have been of significant …

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How Coastal Erosion is Affecting the Sacred Lands of Indigenous Louisianians

By: Mandilyn Hutchinson “How Coastal Erosion is Affecting the Sacred Lands of Indigenous Louisianians” Evidence of Indigenous peoples living in the Louisiana area date back to more than ten thousand years before the first European explorers arrived in the area. Hernando de Soto’s expedition found several villages along the Mississippi River and when European colonization …

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The Conflicted Lamb: An Exploration of Jesus Christ as a New Wave Protagonist in The Last Temptation of Christ

By: Mark Hue “The Conflicted Lamb: An Exploration of Jesus Christ as a New Wave Protagonist in The Last Temptation of Christ” In a 1995 interview with The New York Times, director Martin Scorsese elaborated on his personal taste for cinema by saying, “The villain is always more interesting. I may like the hero, like …

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