Advanced Search
DSpace@MIT

Metempsychotic : a novella

Research and Teaching Output of the MIT Community

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisor Joe Haldeman. en_US
dc.contributor.author Donovan, Antony Nigel, 1961- en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Humanities. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-05-15T20:25:10Z
dc.date.available 2006-05-15T20:25:10Z
dc.date.copyright 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/32719
dc.description Thesis (S.B. in Creative Writing)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Humanities, 2004 en_US
dc.description.abstract This novella is the story of a young woman, Sakura "Cherry" Ogata, who is inhabited by an alien construct, "Nephesh." The motives of the alien are not explicitly malevolent and Cherry's experience leads her to believe that they are benign. A significant portion of the story examines how Cherry and Nephesh learn to live with one another. In the larger sense, the alien has no motives, either benign or malevolent. In some circumstances, it simply acts in the way it must. This leads to the story's conclusion, which purposefully leaves many unanswered questions. Cherry cannot truly understand the alien, and the reader is left wondering about her fate and the fate of humanity. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Antony Nigel Donovan. en_US
dc.format.extent 54 leaves en_US
dc.format.extent 3456826 bytes
dc.format.extent 3458004 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.rights.uri http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582
dc.subject Humanities. en_US
dc.title Metempsychotic : a novella en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree S.B.in Creative Writing en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Humanities. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 55696282 en_US


Files in this item

Name Size Format Description
55696282.pdf 3.296Mb PDF Preview, non-printable (open to all)
55696282-MIT.pdf 3.297Mb PDF Full printable version (MIT only)

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

MIT-Mirage