Title

No Me without You

Date of Award

2017

Degree Name

M.A. in English

Department

Department of English

Advisor/Chair

Advisor: PJ Carlisle

Abstract

This novel is an exploration of grief as the narrator undertakes a quest to understand the reasons for the suicide of her sister. Through this grieving process, the heroine must confront old family traumas and negotiate ways of coping with these ugly truths. It is a novel about family secrets, trauma, addiction, mental illness, and ultimately, resilience.

Keywords

Suicide victims Fiction, Sisters Fiction, Grief Fiction, Literature, Womens Studies, fiction

Rights Statement

Copyright 2017, author

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