Identifier

etd-11132009-120424

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

The novel is a convergent narrative, told from the perspective and following the stories of four main characters: Ellen, Lou, Zenny, and Sonny. The characters live within blocks of each other in the often-ignored New Orleans neighborhood of Mid City. Through chance interactions, the characters become linked and their existences effect each other, culminating in a cataclysmic event. Themes include: failure to connect, paranoia, love, obsession, death, and the supernatural.

Date

2009

Document Availability at the Time of Submission

Secure the entire work for patent and/or proprietary purposes for a period of one year. Student has submitted appropriate documentation which states: During this period the copyright owner also agrees not to exercise her/his ownership rights, including public use in works, without prior authorization from LSU. At the end of the one year period, either we or LSU may request an automatic extension for one additional year. At the end of the one year secure period (or its extension, if such is requested), the work will be released for access worldwide.

Committee Chair

Crone, Moira

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