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dc.contributor.advisor Kuitenbrouwer, Kathryn Thompson, Ambika 2019-08-29T17:14:13Z 2019-08 2019-08-15 2019-08-29
dc.description.abstract Dead Girl is a multi-narrative, realist novel set in 1989 about various residents of a small, Albertan town near the Rocky Mountains. The novel is woven around the murder of a local teenager, and is used to explore the everyday reality of the characters' lives, such as the dead teenager's former best friend, Mandy, Mandy's current best friend, Denise, two RCMP constables working on the case, Mandy's step-mother, and other characters. Most of the novel is told in the third person, present tense, and changes POV between characters. The characters' narrative arcs explore themes such as pregnancy, adultery, queerness, racism, grief, and violence, and are used to highlight the grimness of a town with a high level of socio-economic problems. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
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dc.title Dead Girl en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Creative Writing en_US Master of Fine Arts en_US School of English and Theatre Studies en_US
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