Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Leon Stokesbury
These poems represent the vanishing world of the South and that tale is perpetuated by a series of fathers and sons which often act as the narrators. Each father passes his knowledge of language, hunting, lore, loss, and even sins onto the sons who repeat the tradition. The voice and age of the narrators evolves from the heavily dialectical to a more educated and contemplative voice as the thesis progresses.
Ivey, Robert Perry, "Where the Whip-poor-Will Blows" (2008). English Theses. Paper 32.
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