Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
This collection of stories focuses on characters who are lost in the sense that they know themselves only in terms of what has happened to them and who subconsciously see their lives in terms of fairy-tales. They wait for destiny to knock on their door, or think they have been forced into a destiny not of their choosing. Only when they free themselves of the notion than an outside force dictates their choices can they recast themselves as heroes of their own quests and enter the world.
Woodlan, Hannah. "The Secret Society of Fish-Gazers" (2016). Master of Fine Arts (MFA), thesis, English, Old Dominion University, https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/english_etds/19