University Honors, Honors in English
Date of Award
Dr. Mark Baumgartner
Thesis Professor Department
Literature and Language
Dr. Michael Cody, Pat Cronin
This thesis is comprised of three short stories that explore the pathologization of perceived social abnormalities and the isolation that often follows. "The Firmament" focuses on ostracization due to social difference, while "Shards" and "A Box of Rocks" focus on a specific 'abnormality'—schizoid personality disorder and high-functioning autism, respectively. These stories are not exact representations of a specific disorder, but my interpretation of the materials that I encountered during my research.
East Tennessee State University
Honors Thesis - Withheld
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
Jones, Kasey, "Pathologized Peculiarities: A Collection of Short Stories" (2015). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 273. https://dc.etsu.edu/honors/273
Copyright by the authors.