Graduation Year

2017

Date of Thesis Acceptance

Spring 5-9-2017

Major Department or Program

English

Advisor(s)

Scott Elliott

Abstract

This thesis partners the short story form with the young adult genre in an exploration of a particular place: the remote, rural town of Sequim on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula. Through various characters and stories, this collection examines the experience of navigating adolescence and trying to take root in oneself in a terrain and community that is at once impossibly stunning and incredibly difficult.

Page Count

115

Subject Headings

Sequim (Wash.), Olympic Peninsula (Wash.), Creative writing (Higher education), Adolescence -- Washington (State), Short Stories, Whitman College 2017 -- Dissertation collection -- English Department

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10349/072720171352

Document Type

Whitman Community Accessible Thesis

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