Shaping confusion : keeping alive the things we forgot we remembered
Shaping Confusion: Keeping Alive the Things we Forgot we Remembered explores the applied concept of creative nonfiction as genre and practice. This study begins with the author's own discomfort with the title of author and the implications of that title. The nebulous, indirect nature of creative nonfiction is distilled into a cohesive definition for study and analysis. Through the literary theories of New Criticism, Deconstructionism, and New Historicism, the collection of short stories, Classy Girls Don't Stay Out Past Midnight, is analyzed and discussed. The author's responsibility to truth ...