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Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook 2019 Dartmouth College

Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Tygr 2018-2019, Marlena Kalafut, Rachel Sedgwick 2019 Olivet Nazarene University

Tygr 2018-2019, Marlena Kalafut, Rachel Sedgwick

TYGR: Student Art and Literary Magazine 2018-present

No abstract provided.


Inner Eyes, Ashley Jemmott 2019 Olivet Nazarene University

Inner Eyes, Ashley Jemmott

TYGR: Student Art and Literary Magazine 2018-present

No abstract provided.


Universe Of Things: A Human Presentation Of Food-For-Thought., Madeline Halpern 2019 Washington University in St. Louis

Universe Of Things: A Human Presentation Of Food-For-Thought., Madeline Halpern

Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Papers

I present this statement under three loose categories: People, Objects and their Environment. I consider People as human, Objects as art objects, domestic objects, and food, and Environment as the shared space of the former groups. Food directs this statement as I present each concept and creative process as a metaphorical dish. Material exploration carried me from a direct practice of reorienting acrylic paint and questioning object functionality through personified sculptures into theoretical thesis work in which I use interpersonal relations and the idea of consumption to translate tactile, gustatory and olfactory sensations into digital film. In this meal I ...


Promethia 2018-19, 2019 Oral Roberts University

Promethia 2018-19

Promethia

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Living The All-American Dream, Emma Franklin 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Living The All-American Dream, Emma Franklin

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

This creative compilation includes a critical book review, assessed through an autobiographical lens with narrative commentary; a personal essay set in early childhood; and a second personal essay from the young adulthood perspective. The critical book review is influenced by creative non-fiction pedagogy, personal experiences, and texts assigned in English 4820: Autobiography. The objective is to recognize writing moves within the memoir genre and apply them to the subsequent two personal essays, which are sections of a potential full-length piece. Much of the preliminary work for this composition has been an ongoing process of reading, learning, and applying techniques from ...


Existentialmd.Com: Building Towards An Embodied Internet Aesthetic, Natasha Ochshorn 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Existentialmd.Com: Building Towards An Embodied Internet Aesthetic, Natasha Ochshorn

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

ExistentialMD.com is a website that aims to treat the body as an emotional and social subject in an online space that is purposefully bodied and fleshy. The website contrasts original creative nonfiction essays with a formal structure that alludes to the medical website WebMD. Mimicking WebMD’s symptom checker, which asks users to locate their discomfort with increasing specificity before suggesting conditions they might be suffering from, ExistentialMD uses a similar structure to yield results that are more exploratory than diagnostic, and which envision the body as a site of experience and emotionality. Form and content combine to create ...


"Name Her Reiko!": The Ikemiya Diaspora, Morgan Ikemiya 2019 California State University, Monterey Bay

"Name Her Reiko!": The Ikemiya Diaspora, Morgan Ikemiya

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

This creative-nonfiction project encapsulates a Japanese family diaspora to America beginning in the late 1880s. Through short stories, poems, and monologues, the author expresses familial struggles such as living in a foreign land and being Japanese in White America. The author reflects on her grandparents' time in the Japanese internment camps where they faced hardship and hegemonic oppression as well as her father's experience of growing up Japanese-American in Los Angeles. The stories weave together history, hardship, and race to create a unique diaspora story.


Stranger In A Foreign Land, Yasmin Mays 2019 California State University, Monterey Bay

Stranger In A Foreign Land, Yasmin Mays

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Three creative non-fiction pieces detailing a character's journey from the home land Philadelphia to another Lynwood California, and all the other foreign places he visits, mainly the Philippines.


Breaking The Fourth Wall, Esther Elizabeth Karram 2019 Liberty University

Breaking The Fourth Wall, Esther Elizabeth Karram

Masters Theses

This creative, non-fiction thesis is written in memoir form and analyzes how a person perceives reality, how that perception is broken, and how a person copes with the limitations of a new reality. In examining my life, I came to realize that many of my performative tendencies stemmed from a desire to be loved and the belief that love was contingent upon perfection. What follows is my struggle to try to maintain that perfection, the failure to do so, and the slow acceptance of being an imperfect person in an imperfect world.


“We Were Just Trying To, You Know, Survive”: Coming Of Age As A Displaced Person And Narrative, Eli Megibben 2019 Bellarmine University

“We Were Just Trying To, You Know, Survive”: Coming Of Age As A Displaced Person And Narrative, Eli Megibben

Undergraduate Theses

“Home” is a personal construct that shapes who we are. It is not a physical place, but rather an experience tied to a place. How are people to respond, then, when the socio-political institutions that rule the land that they call home say “you’re not allowed to exist because of who you are and where you come from”? In this project, I investigate the effects that physical displacement (by way of war and violent conflict) have on an individual’s identity through the analysis of narratives composed by individuals who were displaced by the Holocaust, the Bosnian war, and ...


An Ode To The Imperfections, Alexandra P. Schaffer 2019 Otterbein University

An Ode To The Imperfections, Alexandra P. Schaffer

Distinction Papers

I first became fascinated with the personal essay when I read Tina Fey’s autobiography, Bossypants. I become so immersed in her writing because of how much I related to it. Like me, Fey is of Greek and German descent. Little details like this resonated with me along with a number of other characteristics we both shared, such as our shared love for self-deprecating humor. I fell in love with her stories, because although they were specific to her, they still connected to my own life. Her essays made me feel something, and they also helped me realize that I ...


Grounded, Abigail Shaffer 2019 Cedarville University

Grounded, Abigail Shaffer

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


Sermon Soup, Abigail C. Wisser 2019 Cedarville University

Sermon Soup, Abigail C. Wisser

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


Second Birth Into Paradox, Abigail C. Wisser 2019 Cedarville University

Second Birth Into Paradox, Abigail C. Wisser

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


Patience, Emma M. Foster 2019 Cedarville University

Patience, Emma M. Foster

Cedarville Review

A short piece of creative nonfiction about my grandma teaching me how to play solitaire in the wake of Hurricane Irma.


Empty Manicotti Shells, Julia N. Schultz 2019 Cedarville University

Empty Manicotti Shells, Julia N. Schultz

Cedarville Review

No abstract provided.


Ashbelt: Volume Six, Ash Belt 2019 The University of Akron

Ashbelt: Volume Six, Ash Belt

AshBelt

No abstract provided.


Anxiety Constellation, Leah Kuenzi 2019 Georgia College

Anxiety Constellation, Leah Kuenzi

Creative Nonfiction MFA Theses

This thesis is a collection of essays.


The Amygdala Era: Emotion And Experience In Memoir, Meagan Shelley 2019 Liberty University

The Amygdala Era: Emotion And Experience In Memoir, Meagan Shelley

Senior Honors Theses

Amygdala Era is a culmination of short memoirs and brief poetry designed to express a stream of consciousness state of emotion over logic. The work utilizes base, primal parts of the mind such as happiness, sadness, and fear, and dissipates into the emotion and memory that is experienced daily. This is achieved through a focus on creative writing theory including stream of consciousness, interior monologue, and free indirect discourse. Amygdala Era synthesizes the techniques, strategies, and methodology of these three theories by examining past literary examples from world history. Analysis of the targeted market for Amygdala Era is detailed based ...


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