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Three Stories: An Exploration Of Voice And Perspective In The Fiction Narrative, Brenna A. Hosman May 2017

Three Stories: An Exploration Of Voice And Perspective In The Fiction Narrative, Brenna A. Hosman

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


This Humbling River, Ryan Dean Woldruff May 2014

This Humbling River, Ryan Dean Woldruff

Doctoral Dissertations

This Humbling River follows the character of Carson Sellars as he returns to Dine, Missouri. “Structure and Fiction: Through the Lens of Hollywood Beat Sheets” is an essay about narrative structure in fiction and film. The essay discusses various structural models, specifically looking at Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat! structure as a potential model for fiction writing.


A New Dressing, Damon S. Murrah May 2013

A New Dressing, Damon S. Murrah

Masters Theses

In A New Dressing Damon Murrah presents a collection of short stories where characters find the dramatic amongst the ordinary. The everyday situations and conflicts of these characters’ lives offer no formula, but rather inspect the complexities of the overlooked or ignored.


The Wharton Place: A Novel, Allison Yilling Wear May 2013

The Wharton Place: A Novel, Allison Yilling Wear

Masters Theses

The Wharton Place is a novel told from the first-person retrospective point of view of Kate Wharton, an eight year old girl from Kentucky. When Kate’s estranged grandfather dies, Kate’s family unexpectedly inherits a piece of property in rural Tennessee. Faced with mounting financial trouble and his own concerns about his legacy, Kate’s father moves the family to the farm, even though he has no experience working the land. The novel will cover Kate’s adjustment to her new life as well as her maturation into a young woman.

The critical introduction to this piece analyzes two ...


Like A Terrible Fish: A Collection Of Stories, Hannah Ledford May 2013

Like A Terrible Fish: A Collection Of Stories, Hannah Ledford

Masters Theses

In this collection of stories, Hannah Ledford examines fairytales and domesticity to portray the difficulties of characters at many different stages of life, particularly as they deal with growing up and building relationships with family. Her characters are often restricted by their society in some way, and they attempt to either reconcile themselves with or break free from expectations of femininity, sexuality, motherhood, and grief.


Starving In The Louvre And Other Stories, Charles F. Sterchi Iv May 2013

Starving In The Louvre And Other Stories, Charles F. Sterchi Iv

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Talk Me Down: A Selection Of Short Stories, Katie Elyce Freeman May 2012

Talk Me Down: A Selection Of Short Stories, Katie Elyce Freeman

Masters Theses

In Talk Me Down, Katie Elyce Freeman offers a selection of short stories that follows young characters in their pursuit for self-satisfaction. At times her characters are uncertain of their talents, at times wracked with guilt over immature mistakes; but their highly detailed, sensory worlds often deliver a needed coincidence, a sliver of light to lead their way.