Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
David J. Bell (Director), L. Dale Rigby, and Kelly Reames
Department of English
Master of Fine Arts
My thesis project is a draft of a novel. It is literary/realistic fiction telling the story of a single father of a young daughter who struggles with navigating complicated relationships and building a meaningful life for himself and his daughter in their small town. In this draft, the protagonist, Clint, deals with developing new romantic relationships while managing his relationships with his daughter’s mother, her family, and his, as well as recognizing his portion of the blame in the dissolution of his romantic relationship with his daughter’s mother and the biases and expectations that prevent his healing and development.
Creative Writing | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Fiction | Fine Arts
Wardell, Marcee, "Fistful of Shovel" (2019). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 3125.
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