Title

cleave

Presenter Information

Molly Mooney

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Room 135

Start Date

15-5-2014

End Date

15-5-2014

Keywords

Violence, Sexuality, Relationships

Abstract

cleave is a lengthy experimental hybrid poem focusing on the dynamics of an abusive relationship. The piece focuses on how the relationship of the speaker to her abusive partner begins, escalates, and briefly on the relationship's aftermath and ways in which it continues to affect her. The piece is written from a first-person perspective that addresses the speaker's ex-husband. The project primarily explores themes of interpersonal relationships, sexuality, and identity. (Editor’s Note: This presentation may contain adult themes, content, or imagery.)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Whitcomb, Katharine

Additional Mentoring Department

English

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cleave

SURC Room 135

cleave is a lengthy experimental hybrid poem focusing on the dynamics of an abusive relationship. The piece focuses on how the relationship of the speaker to her abusive partner begins, escalates, and briefly on the relationship's aftermath and ways in which it continues to affect her. The piece is written from a first-person perspective that addresses the speaker's ex-husband. The project primarily explores themes of interpersonal relationships, sexuality, and identity. (Editor’s Note: This presentation may contain adult themes, content, or imagery.)