Date Thesis Awarded

6-2008

Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelors of Arts (BA)

Department

Literary and Cultural Studies

Advisor

Suzanne Raitt

Committee Member

Arthur Knight

Committee Member

Varun Begley

Committee Member

Wendy J. Korwin

Abstract

This thesis analyzes the controversy surrounding James Frey's memoir "A Million Little Pieces" as it was portrayed through the media of Oprah Winfrey. It uses the Frey controversy to elucidate the mechanisms through which Winfrey has achieved her wealth, power, and continued popularity.

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Comments

Thesis is part of Honors ETD pilot project, 2008-2013. Migrated from Dspace in 2016.

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