Honors Program

Honors in English

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Phyllis Thompson

Thesis Professor Department

Literature and Language

Thesis Reader(s)

Jessie Bray, Melissa Schrift


This thesis traces the fairy tale of Beauty and Beast across different cultures in classic versions of the tale to examine social and cultural factors and gender norms and compares those findings to modern retellings while examining the same themes as the classic tales.

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Withheld

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