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The Hanging Tree

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dc.contributor.advisor Brand, Dionne
dc.contributor.author Bailey, Chris
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-01T18:22:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2017-08
dc.date.created 2017-08-18
dc.date.issued 2017-09-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/11494
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an investigation of the masculinity found in rural areas where the concept of masculinity is rooted in an old world ideal. It mainly follows a fishing family in Prince Edward Island who are unable to fish due to a strike, leaving them without their key identifiers. The family includes brothers Andrew and Cameron Ramsay. Andrew believes fishing is what he is made for, and Cameron wants out. The strike ends but while waiting Andrew commits a criminal act that leaves him questioning himself. Cameron tries and fails to escape via academia and resigns himself to life fishing. The main character is their father Donald, a transgender person dealing with the death of his first son, his rough childhood, failure to escape the Island in his youth, and his gender identity. He confides in different people finally, endures the fallout, and considers suicide before things almost smooth out. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject Novel en_US
dc.subject PEI en_US
dc.subject Creative Writing en_US
dc.title The Hanging Tree en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Creative Writing en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Fine Arts en_US
dc.degree.department School of English and Theatre Studies en_US
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