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Love Memory


Love Memory

Lachance, Liam (2017) Love Memory. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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Love Memory is a collection of stories told by two partners in a relationship challenged by a legacy of trauma, forcing them to question if they can stay together and overcome the weight of a history of childhood abuse.

The novella is told in a series of first person narrations that give voice to each side of a relationship conflict. This 'shared' address is fractured by an omniscient narrator, who interrupts the novella to tell a story that reveals what the characters have conveniently been forgetting to mention.

As a collection, Love Memory aims to shine light on themes of stoicism and masculinity with men who deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), examine how these dynamics impact their romantic relationships, and open a dialogue on new ways to address the power dynamics and healing methods for survivors and those who date them.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > English
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Lachance, Liam
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Date:8 May 2017
Thesis Supervisor(s):Sterns, Kate
ID Code:982583
Deposited On:09 Nov 2017 20:25
Last Modified:15 May 2019 00:00
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