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2008 Forces, Scott Yarbrough May 2008

2008 Forces, Scott Yarbrough

Forces

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Sugar Nine: A Creative Thesis, Emily L. Dyer Mar 2008

Sugar Nine: A Creative Thesis, Emily L. Dyer

Theses and Dissertations

This collection of short stories explores the different ways women tolerate violence in exchange for some form of validation. The narratives focus on women and the reverberations of small moments which carry violent mass. While the violence occasionally includes physical elements, the collection is more concerned with the ways women accept emotional and psychological violence—specifically from men. Themes, motifs and symbols from the Clytie-Helios myth are threaded throughout the collection as well as a concern for space and touch, art and the creation of art, silence and voice. All of these elements involve control as the women characters in ...


The Edge Of Things, Robin Koman Jan 2008

The Edge Of Things, Robin Koman

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Edge of Things is what I like to call a love song to the dispossessed. Each of the eight stories in the collection is an examination of the lives of women who are exiled from modern American consumer culture, whether by circumstance or by choice. This separation brings them heartache, risk, and sometimes even hope. The collection is fueled by the landscape of Florida, observed at its most beautiful and most corrupted, from highways, landfills, and trailer parks to housing developments, gardens, and secret forests. Setting is a constant source of revelation, the external landscape offering insight into the ...


Between Molecules, Then Atoms: Could This Be The End? [Short Story], Kathleen Fowler Jan 2008

Between Molecules, Then Atoms: Could This Be The End? [Short Story], Kathleen Fowler

English Faculty Publications

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Chalk Lines On The Field [Short Story], Kathleen Fowler Jan 2008

Chalk Lines On The Field [Short Story], Kathleen Fowler

English Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Gulf, Daniel Adams Jan 2008

Gulf, Daniel Adams

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea, the narrator speaks of the healing power of the Gulf in a literal manner: the waters of the Gulf of Mexico heal the wounded hands of the fisherman. The seventeen stories in the following collection examine Hemingway's concept on other levels, focusing on the human ability--or lack thereof--to bridge psychological gulfs, and to find emotional healing. Three major currents run through the lives of the characters in Gulf: difficulties in relationships, struggles with identity, and a sense of being haunted by the unexplained. As the stories progress, the ...