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    • Corpo, Spazio, Memoria: Il Mito del Ritorno da Levi a Scego 

      Aguilar, Zachary Penati (Georgetown University, 2020)
      In a multicultural world where group and individual identities are becoming ever more plural and diverse, “home” can no longer be simply defined. While much research has focused on the struggles of immigrant and second-generation ...
    • Il Discorso Populista di Beppe Grillo 

      Raymond, Annabelle (Georgetown University, 2018)
      This study examines the discourse of Beppe Grillo, founder of the Five Star Movement, a populist political movement created on his personal blog in 2009. It analyzes three of the texts published on Grillo’s blog about the ...
    • Sradicando il passato: Un’analisi del romanzo vita di Melania Mazzucco 

      Mirasola, Gabrielle Josephine (Georgetown University, 2018)
      This thesis examines the book, Vita by Melania Mazzucco, published in 2003, which follows the story of two Italian immigrants in the United States in the early years of the 20th century. The following analysis views Vita ...
    • Dalla Route 66 ai Treni del Sole: le Migrazioni Interne in The Grapes Of Wrath e Rocco e I suoi fratelli 

      Romano, Nicoletta (Georgetown University, 2018)
      As cultural depictions of internal migrations in their respective countries, The Grapes of Wrath and Rocco e i suoi fratelli illustrate a parallel trajectory despite two opposing and divergent historical contexts, i.e. the ...
    • Donna Ferrante's Library: Resonance of the Classics in the Neapolitan Novels 

      Barchiesi, Costanza (Georgetown University, 2018)
      I weigh the Classical resonance in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, focusing primarily on the Roman concept of Genius. I adopt the theory on intertextuality and allusion, also pondering on issues raised by gender studies.