Date of Award


Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


English/Creative Writing

First Advisor

Lloyd Schwartz

Second Advisor

Joyce Peseroff

Third Advisor

Jill McDonough


This collection of poems uses surreal imagery and situations to realize the emotions and trials of everyday life. Mythological and grotesque characters reveal the obsessive and recurring mindsets in each of us. Written in four parts, each section displays a miniature of the entire work, which echoes the mythical archetypes that play out in individual experience.


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