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The Wrightly Crumple, Eleanor Rose Rudnitsky-Brown Jan 2019

The Wrightly Crumple, Eleanor Rose Rudnitsky-Brown

Senior Projects Spring 2019

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Languages and Literature of Bard College.


Narratives Of Loss, Carla R. Stine May 2018

Narratives Of Loss, Carla R. Stine

MSU Graduate Theses

My research revolves around impermanence, loss, and the grief that accompanies loss. My thesis work consists of digital collages interlaced with short stories, an interactive digital media piece, traditionally-made collages, a picture book, art objects, and an assortment of other supporting work. My ultimate aim is to employ both traditional techniques and digital skills to create visual narratives that supply glimpses into my personal history of loss and that speak to life’s brevity.


Where They Wander, Kevin T. Gleich Apr 2017

Where They Wander, Kevin T. Gleich

Theses

The stories contained within are all concerned in one way or another with our memory. More specifically, what it means to remember something. With a fictional drug, referred to only as “serum,” the characters in these stories all fall victim to what can be described as an overdose of experience. Our memories are what allow us to develop ideology, our concept of self, and intimacy with others. Each story in “Where They Wander” deals in some way with these basic human traits by exaggerating the characters’ abilities to confront their experiences.

There is another thread that pulls these stories together ...


The Family Arcane, Caridad J. Cole Jan 2016

The Family Arcane, Caridad J. Cole

Senior Projects Fall 2016

The Family Arcane is a collection of interconnected short stories that explores the ways in which people (and a few other beings) interact with the world without all of the cognitive tools to do so. For example, a child trying to understand maturity, an emotionally stunted teenager navigating social norms, a woman who feels like a robot, and any other outsider, can be a member of the family. These short stories seek to inspire those with the common fear of being different, and ask the psychological and sociological questions that come up every day but often go unspoken.


Bottomfeeders, William Linn Jan 2015

Bottomfeeders, William Linn

Theses and Dissertations

Bottomfeeders is a collection of short fiction. It includes stories concerning life, death, hoboes, wrestling, videogames, and cropdusters, among other things. It is both very serious and impossibly dumb, as is the way of things.


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 ...


Our Bodies Moving North, Jamie Lynn Bruce Jan 2014

Our Bodies Moving North, Jamie Lynn Bruce

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Stygiophobia And Other Fears Of Death And Loneliness: Collected Fiction, Jennifer E. Meli May 2010

Stygiophobia And Other Fears Of Death And Loneliness: Collected Fiction, Jennifer E. Meli

English Master’s Theses

This creative thesis is comprised of five short stories and an introduction, which details artistic influences and other factors related to writing. The first story, "Through the Electronic Looking Glass," is a story simultaneously about a dissolving relationship and the intersection between art and commerce. ''Stygiophobia," the title work of the collection meaning "fear of hell," deals with a Christian protestor' s experience at a gay pride parade. "So Damned Civilized" tells the story of an office dinner party gone horribly wrong and gives a glimpse into the evils of human nature. "Affliction," at its core, is about a zombie ...