Defense Date

2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts

Department

English

First Advisor

Tom De Haven

Second Advisor

Lina Ferreira C.-V.

Third Advisor

John Glover

Abstract

Abstract

THE PIE REDEMPTION THEORY/WHEN THE FLOOD COMES HOW WILL YOU CHOOSE

By Julie Hutchison Geen, MFA

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, dual genre at Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

July 2018

Director: Tom De Haven, Professor of Creative Writing, English Department

The following document is the first 144 pages of a novel developed over the past three years at Virginia Commonwealth University. It is a dark comedy exploring the complexities of modern motherhood and marriage. Beginning on page 145 are 60 pages of creative nonfiction titled “When the Flood Comes How Will You Choose,” developed over the past three years at Virginia Commonwealth University. It is an excerpt of a longer work exploring the evolution of a love relationship with a woman with Dissociative Identity Disorder after a twenty-year marriage to a man.

Rights

© Julie Hutchison Geen

Is Part Of

VCU University Archives

Is Part Of

VCU Theses and Dissertations

Date of Submission

7-10-2018

Available for download on Saturday, May 23, 2218

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