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Date of Award


Document Type

Thesis-ISU Access Only

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Department of English

First Advisor

Kass Fleisher


This thesis is a multi-genre collection representing the creative interpretation and

critical examination of the functions of silence, refusal, and failure in a materialist

feminist negotiation of embodied resistance. It examines the development of character

through matrices of structural oppression and the marks left on bodies through

biopolitical processes. Various approaches are presented as experimental and expressive

rather than exhaustive.


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