Date of Award

Spring 5-17-2013

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film, Theatre & Communication Arts - Low Residency Creative Writing concentration;


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

Kay Murphy

Second Advisor

Susan Schultz

Third Advisor

Katherine Durham Oldmixon


This creative thesis of poems explores the relationship between traveling literally and traveling metaphorically as the speaker grapples with the reality of her mother's Alzheimer's disease. In the process, she uncovers her own potentialities and limitations.


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Available for download on Thursday, May 17, 2018

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