Identifier

etd-04142014-140718

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

This collection of poems aims to explore the ways that language institutionalizes and perpetuates various forms and degrees of sexism, racism, and ageism. The poems highlight the untidy and imperfect nature of the prescriptive grammar of English language through the introduction of internet slang and Kongrish.

Date

2014

Document Availability at the Time of Submission

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Committee Chair

Glenum, Lara

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