Émilie to Emily

Reviving the Salon and Talking Science in the 21st Century


Master’s Thesis

Master’s Thesis: A Reluctant Luddite?

“We are here on Earth to fart around. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.”[1] The humor and nonchalance that Kurt Vonnegut brought to his writing was infectious, so much so that he was often compared with Mark Twain.[2] Known... Continue Reading →

Master’s Thesis: Bibliography

Before I post the rest of my thesis, for further study, here is the bibliography from my work, for those of you interested in the source work which I used. Abele, Elizabeth. “The Journey Home in Kurt Vonnegut’s World War... Continue Reading →

Master’s Thesis: Abstract

Kurt Vonnegut’s writing helped to push the boundaries of our conventional understanding of twentieth-century American literature through his inclusion of science fiction themes in many of his works and his poignant discussions of the perils of war. However, it is... Continue Reading →

Masters Thesis Progress

As I am drawing near the end of my masters program at the University of Oklahoma, I thought would update on the progress I have made this semester on my writing. I have a solid 70 page draft that has... Continue Reading →

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