Date of Award
Languages & Literature
I am not only writing a memoir, but a story of a crisis survived. I cannot think of any other story, I believe, until this one is framed and taken out ofmotion. Annie Dillard quotes that “Ifyou prize your memories as they are, by all means avoid- eschew-writing a memoir.”1 In writing this memoir, the memory will change shape, it will become still on paper to be visited and remembered. Not the haunt it has been for so long.
Munson, Claire, "Like Everything Does a memoir" (2000). Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses. 7.