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Digressing, Kylie Walsh Jan 2020

Digressing, Kylie Walsh

The Tuxedo Archives

James sat up when Death knocked on the door. He was there to collect James the way children collect laughter. James opened the door; he was not very bright with things like this.

When he was younger his sister smashed a vase over his head after his provokings grew into gaping creatures. After numerous X-rays and MRIs the doctors told them all, “We looked at his head, there’s nothing there.”

Much amusement among the brothers and sisters at this. He could do Calculus problems in his head and tell you about wars that your great-great-great-grandparents fought in when they ...


Two Poems: Stop Time Before; Forsaken Ones, Ánh-Hoa Thị Nguyễn Apr 2019

Two Poems: Stop Time Before; Forsaken Ones, Ánh-Hoa Thị Nguyễn

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

This creative work features two poems: Stop Time Before; Forsaken Ones


A Sign, Rachel M. Crowe Oct 2018

A Sign, Rachel M. Crowe

Student Publications

"A Sign" is a narrative about the experience of grief and how relationships are strengthened by shared experience. It tells the story of two different women who come together and inhabit a space of mutual understanding in the wake of their mother's death.


Swift's Scheduling, Gaming Death In Order To Demystify Death: What's At Stake?, Gene Washington Dec 2017

Swift's Scheduling, Gaming Death In Order To Demystify Death: What's At Stake?, Gene Washington

Gene Washington

In M. A. K. Halliday's way of thinking one employs the grammatical structure of a text, as well as a conventional critical account, to "motivate to prominence" what is at stake with this or that text. The assumption is that a particular reading of this or that text is a phenomenon of processing linguistic data within an interpretative framework. So it is worthwhile to examine how the text creates points of emphasis and importance through precise patterns in its grammatical structure. The functions of grammar (also known under the title of London School Stylistics) tries to combine quantitative linguistic ...


Animal Poems, Elian Mota May 2015

Animal Poems, Elian Mota

Theses and Dissertations

A collection of formal, free-form, and hybrid poems dealing with themes of birth and death, nihilism, romance and sexuality, memory, language, and other aspects of the human animal.


The Rooster And The Lemon, Luis Mario Guerra, Connie M. Morey Feb 2015

The Rooster And The Lemon, Luis Mario Guerra, Connie M. Morey

The Goose

'The Rooster and the Lemon' is a collaborative work of critical-creative writing and photography between artists-writers Luis Mario Guerra and Connie Michele Morey. The text and image is a part of a larger body of work that emerged from a trip to Havana in December 2013 and is still in the process of unfolding through additional visual forms. The prose and photographs question the im/possibility of stasis and taxonomical containment in an ecological continuum where the processes of death and life and interdependent and imperceptibly entangled.


Somewhere Amongst The Ashes, Keith Rebec Dec 2014

Somewhere Amongst The Ashes, Keith Rebec

All NMU Master's Theses

ABSTRACT

SOMEWHERE AMONGST THE ASHES

By

Keith Rebec

This story collection explores how human beings deal with loss. Whether the loss stems from death, the loss of personal innocence, or the loss of love, the characters within are forced to make decisions that he or she wouldn't make if given the choice. Some of the characters, in an effort to prevent the same or a similar type of loss from reoccurring in their lives, desperately seek ways to avoid the issues altogether, which further complicates their troubles. Others, unbeknownst to their impending loss, must make split second decisions that ...


Poe-Tic Justice, Holly Butchyk Dec 2011

Poe-Tic Justice, Holly Butchyk

Holly Butchyk

No abstract provided.