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“This dissertation traces the terms of recovery that Hawthorne, Faulkner, and Morrison present. Describing the specific psychic affliction from which characters in their novels suffer, I then outline attempts at cure and consider the extent to which those attempts succeed. Further, I consider the parallels between characters’ methods for constructing the past and rhetorical strategies that readers must negotiate in shaping and creating meaning for the story…” (p.4)
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