Graduation Year


Date of Thesis Acceptance

Spring 4-14-2017

Major Department or Program

Gender Studies


Lydia McDermott


Part play and part epistolary analysis, fault | lines centers on three women in a family to explore the intersections of intergenerational trauma, haunting, and memory. Through poetry and performance, fault | lines asks audiences to consider what remains in the wake of trauma.

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Subject Headings

Creative writing (Higher education), Drama -- Play, Death in literature, Psychological Trauma, Violence, Psychic trauma -- Emotional trauma, Intergenerational relations -- Family, Maternal Behavior, Femininity, Mental illness, Whitman College -- Dissertation collection 2017 -- Gender Studies

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Whitman Community Accessible Thesis

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