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Home Is Everything We Leave Behind

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dc.contributor.advisor Goodwin, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Sunderland, Merrill A
dc.creator Sunderland, Merrill A
dc.date 2015-04-24
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-19T12:43:22Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/9759
dc.description This work was embargoed by the author and will not be publicly available until April 2020. en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis attempts to explore through the lens of personal experience the role that leaving plays in living. The thesis pays particular attention to the people, places, and moments humans leave behind during their growing up and growing old. The first part of the thesis describes the narrator’s childhood experience, which is depicted to seem as fleeting to the reader as possible. The awareness of losing or leaving things precisely as he loses or leaves them is fundamental to the purpose of the narrator in this thesis. Part two serves to reinforce the notion that living, by its very definition, is a form of leaving. Part three describes some of the people and places the now adult narrator has left behind. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject home en_US
dc.subject family en_US
dc.subject leaving en_US
dc.subject mother en_US
dc.subject father en_US
dc.subject brother en_US
dc.title Home Is Everything We Leave Behind en_US
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.name Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing en_US
thesis.degree.level Master's en
thesis.degree.discipline Creative Writing en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en
dc.description.embargo 2020-04-24


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