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dc.contributor.advisor Streckfus-Green, Peter Thompson, E Rhodes
dc.creator Thompson, E Rhodes 2019-04-25 2019-07-02T17:36:27Z
dc.description This thesis has been embargoed for 10 years and will not be available until April 2029 at the earliest. en_US
dc.description.abstract What makes a self? Where is the line between outward appearance and identity? This thesis is a collection of poems which examines through the artifice of Greek myth and entomology a transgender and neuro-divergent experience. Prosopon is Greek for “face” and “mask,” particularly referring to the masks of ancient Greek theater. The speaker of this collection puts on various masks—utilizing the personas of Caeneus, Medusa, and Zeus. The speaker also reaches out through encyclopedia like entries about various moths, relaying a variety of biological and folkloric information about the species. Ultimately, Prosopon reaches out to the reader, asking them to see through these layers and masks.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject poetry en_US
dc.subject myth en_US
dc.subject mask en_US
dc.subject identity en_US
dc.subject transgender en_US
dc.subject Greco-Roman en_US
dc.title Prosopon en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Master of Fine Arts en_US Master's en_US Creative Writing en_US George Mason University en_US
dc.description.embargo 2029-04-25

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