Title

Tiny Cuba

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to create a collection of short stories that are influenced by the author’s own upbringing. experiences, and heritage. This short story collection is about a community of characters that are influenced by their relationships with each other, their culture, and their faith. Each short story is a window into the lives of this Tampa community. This collection's purpose is to offer a glimpse at the struggle between faith and desires. It depicts the pitfalls and benefits of blind faith and its effects on marriage, the agony of Alzheimer's and the toll it takes on a family. It casts a new light on a Tampa tradition, and it shows how loss affects people in different ways. Most importantly, it is meant as an attempt to cliscove1: what forms an identity and makes an individual and a community special.

Notes

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Thesis Completion

2010

Semester

Spring

Advisor

Jensen, Toni

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

College

College of Arts and Humanities

Department

English

Degree Program

English

Subjects

Arts and Humanities -- Dissertations, Academic;Dissertations, Academic -- Arts and Humanities

Format

Print

Identifier

DP0022575

Language

English

Access Status

Open Access

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Document Type

Honors in the Major Thesis

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