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Date of Award
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Master of Arts (MA)
Department of English
Ricardo C. Cruz
This thesis is a creative work and accompanying theoretical chapter. The creative work explores the development of affect through a nonlinear trajectory, with a plot featuring various characters with different relationships to the aesthetic. This work is written in dialect and features spatial and temporal jumps meant to juxtapose, for examination, the affectual development of its characters. The theoretical chapter which follows details the working philosophy which governs the creative work’s method of operation. It addresses the development of affect across anachrony, following the work of Gerard Genette and Kathleen Stewart, as well as containing some discussion about the reasoning behind the inclusion of dialect, and the function of play within the work.
Sheaffer, Hunter Houk, "Bull and Vine" (2020). Theses and Dissertations. 1237.