Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Legacy Department


Committee Chair/Advisor

Morris, Keith

Committee Member

Santamaria , Michele

Committee Member

Chapman , Wayne


Three short pieces of fiction and ten pieces of poetry compose this creative thesis, which has been submitted in partial fulfillment for the degree Master of Arts in English literature. The manuscript demonstrates the highest level of literary comprehension--creation. Through my writing, I move beyond the interpretation of literature and become a participant in both genres. I read therefore to write better. Let my writing be the judge of my knowledge of literature.



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