Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

One on One
by Victoria, Francesca C., M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2017, 115; 10261247
Abstract (Summary)

One on One is a collection of short stories that showcases the give and take that comes in a partnership. Some of these stories tell of the tumults of sibling relationships as characters work through defining moments for their families. Others feature the dynamics of newfound friends making trouble on a class trip, enemies stuck together on a camping trip, and co-workers reflecting on their respective futures. Influenced by a healthy dose of young adult literature, One on One is not meant to be a commentary on romantic relationships or friendship in general, but is an examination into the risks and rewards of interacting with another person, whether or not that person’s beliefs or goals line up with your own.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Greenberg, Suzanne
Commitee: Cooper, Stephen, Zepeda, Rafael
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: English
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Creative writing
Keywords: Fiction, Short stories, Young adult
Publication Number: 10261247
ISBN: 978-1-369-66855-1
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