Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Half-Asked Questions in the Dark
by Holmes, Monica, M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 106; 1523251
Abstract (Summary)

Half-Asked Questions in the Dark is a collection of stories that take place in the Los Angeles area, exploring different neighborhoods and cities. The characters in three of the stories repeat, creating a triptych of life in Southern California for Sadie, the narrator of all three. Major themes include growing up and maturation, family history and relationships, and the meaning of home.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Glatt, Lisa
Commitee: Cooper, Stephen, Greenberg, Suzanne
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: English
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: American literature
Keywords: Coming of age, Los Angeles, Original short story, Pasadena, Southern California
Publication Number: 1523251
ISBN: 978-1-303-20715-0
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