Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Dr. Nancy Roberts (Director): Dr. Lloyd Davies; Dr. David Lenoir

Degree Program

Department of English

Degree Type

Master of Arts


Adam Jolly May 7th, 2004 67 pages

Directed by: Dr. Nancy Roberts, Dr. David Lenoir, and Dr. Lloyd Davies

Department of English Western Kentucky University

This thesis, consisting of three short stories, proposes to explore ubiquitous motifs by exhibition of symbolic, mythological conceptions and personalities relating mutually with the everyday and the exceptional in a plausible way. These stories are intended to include effectual inquiry and still be inventive and entertaining.

Source materials for this thesis range from Norse mythology to Homer to the Charlie Daniels Band.


English Language and Literature