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Burnt Things And Cinderella Perpetua, Mtc Cronin Jan 1997

Burnt Things And Cinderella Perpetua, Mtc Cronin

Michigan Journal of Gender & Law

Two poems.


"Childhood And Other Disabilities", Sandra Beauchamp Jan 1997

"Childhood And Other Disabilities", Sandra Beauchamp

Masters Theses

This creative thesis, a collection of personal poetry and critical analysis, explores the experiences of women and children who have grown up in mentally and physically abusive environments, and examines the ramifications such abuse has on their subsequent adulthood. Each poem focuses on one particular individual's struggle to cope with violent or abusive circumstances in her past or present existence. Since the poems are arranged sequentially, mapping a woman's transition from childhood to adulthood, the works deal with various stages in the lives of women. While some of the poetry finds its genesis in my own personal experiences ...