Date of Award
Thesis - Open Access
Forgotten Beauty is a collection of short fiction stories about black women/girls in the American Midwest and the American South. The stories explore themes surrounding family dynamics, romantic relationships, and personal growth that are influenced by their identities and the cultural expectations of where they live.
Content warnings: Death/grief of a loved one, teenage pregnancy, substance abuse/alcoholism
Thompson, Alisha Marie, "Forgotten Beauty: Black Womanhood in the American Midwest and American South" (2020). Writing Theses. 307.