Date of Award

Spring 2007

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Committee Director

Tim S, Seibles

Committee Member

Sheri A. Reynolds

Committee Member

Philip D. Raisor

Abstract

This thesis contains the poems of a full-length book manuscript as well as a foreword discussing the major themes and craft concerns of the poems. These poems address the idea of "betweens" and the balance achieved by combining two extremes. Using the framework of journey exemplified in fairy tales, the manuscript treats each poem's theme as an unresolved moment between beginning and end, knowledge and decision. The major themes of these poems are: identity, language, the body, the imagined world, the natural world, and bearing witness

DOI

10.25777/6ghy-8g35

ISBN

9780549083122

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