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dc.contributor.advisorHarvey, Siobhan
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Thorne
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-20T20:53:58Z
dc.date.available2022-02-20T20:53:58Z
dc.date.copyright2022
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/14923
dc.description.abstractThere’s Something Wrong With Him is the draft of a creative non-fiction memoir, which is the creative component required for the Master of Creative Writing. It’s accompanied by the exegesis The Cockroach That Died. The exegesis is a candid chronicling of the creative work’s development, with a particular focus on character, genre, narrative structure, tone, and endings. The main purpose of The Cockroach That Died is to give insight into the emotional implications writing a memoir has on the memoirist. There’s Something Wrong With Him is a creative-non-fiction memoir ultimately resounding in hope. That destination, however, and the journey to its centre, is complex and tender. Nothing is off-limits in this memoir, its reader forced to look upon child abuse, suicide, rape, and many other sites of the human experience that most turn their backs to. This isn’t done to elicit pity. It’s done to elicit hope. The reader walks alongside the author through the terrains of his tumultuous life, as he questions the narratives he was made to bear.en_NZ
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.publisherAuckland University of Technology
dc.subjectMemoiren_NZ
dc.subjectMental healthen_NZ
dc.subjectLife writingen_NZ
dc.subjectCreative writingen_NZ
dc.titleThe Cockroach That Dieden_NZ
dc.typeThesisen_NZ
thesis.degree.grantorAuckland University of Technology
thesis.degree.levelMasters Theses
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Creative Writingen_NZ
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.date.updated2022-02-20T03:15:35Z
aut.filerelease.date2025-02-21


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