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Your Life, Without You, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_walker_alexa.pdf

Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

The series contains digital Master's theses perdominately from 2018 to present, however there are some older theses from 2010 and 2016. The theses consist of either a production book and a media component or solely a production book. The media components were originally submitted on CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays and changed to digital submissions in 2020.

Dates

  • 2020

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The thesis is restricted due to FERPA, permission from the author is required before you can view the thesis.

Extent

85 pages (85 pages)

Language of Materials

From the record group: English

From the record group: Chinese

From the record group: Spanish; Castilian

Overview

"This novel explores the idea of isolation provoked by envy and the crisis of gender identity politics. After the disappearance of the young woman Isabella, her envious best-friend Helen must join a suspected cult called New Life in order to uncover their involvement. She finds instead that the woman she knows as Isabella has left this universe and traversed into another where they can embrace their true identity as a man. The only way for Helen to make contact with the person formerly known as Isabella is to become Isabella, her most secret and ultimate desire all along. During this process, Helen literally changes until she is recognized as Isabella by Isabella's ex-boyfriend, Chris, and, later, Isabella's own parents. When the change is complete years later, Helen as Isabella reunites with her best-friend, now a man, but is rejected because she resurrected an identity that he had put to rest." -- Abstract

Physical Location

RG 010.01B Writing, Literature & Publishing

Physical Description

85 pages

Repository Details

Part of the Emerson College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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