Thesis Title

A Path Unfolding

Date of Graduation

Spring 2020

Degree

Master of Arts in English

Department

English

Committee Chair

Joel Chaston

Keywords

young adult, fantasy, portal fantasy, prophecy, novel excerpt

Subject Categories

Fiction

Abstract

A selection from A Path Unfolding, an original young adult fantasy novel about a girl named Al, who strives to fulfil a prophecy in order to restore the natural order in the magical land of Anthe. Preceded by a critical introduction detailing the genre and craft influences on the work. The novel explores themes of truth and deception, and asks the questions of what, exactly, it means to be a ‘chosen one’.

Copyright

© Sarah Lucille Parris

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