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HERE, TOO

dc.contributor.advisorCasey, Mauden_US
dc.contributor.authorSevick, Jacob Thomasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-22T06:36:15Z
dc.date.available2017-06-22T06:36:15Z
dc.date.issued2017en_US
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M2PS15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/19533
dc.description.abstractI began working on what would become my thesis almost two years ago. At the time, I was becoming frustrated with the results of my writing and realized what was all-too-apparent to my professors and peers; namely, that my stories lacked a core sensibility, character, or perspective needed to anchor fiction. This thesis is an effort to draw out that ‘I’. For months, I struggled to find ways to keep from giving the narrative ‘I’ a biography, hoping that sensibility would be enough to carry the writing. As the narrative developed, the question of ‘why’ became more central to the narrator. Why is the narrator telling the story? Why is he leaving? Why anything? In these three chapters, the unnamed narrator begins a series of departures and arrivals, each of which explore questions of home, absence, race, and how people define themselves in relation to place.en_US
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dc.titleHERE, TOOen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.publisherDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_US
dc.contributor.publisherUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentEnglish Language and Literatureen_US
dc.subject.pqcontrolledCreative writingen_US


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