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Title

Botched

Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

English

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

2014

Month Degree Awarded

September

Keywords

Imperfection, Memoir, Animation

Abstract

While investigating incidents where imperfection improves the whole instead of ruining it—across disciplines including animation, particle physics, and rug making—the narrator of “Botched” remembers an early childhood trauma, and explores how this flaw might have shaped her own life. “Botched” is a literary exploration into the heart of imperfection, blending fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and photography.

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