Thursday, May 4, 2017

FRE 354 Students Share Short Stories

This semester students in FRE 354 Twentieth Century Francophone Novel engaged in a creative writing assignments inspired by the authors they studied in class. This semester we have two stories to share with you.

Brooklynn Matlock
Brooklyn Matlock chose to publish one of her stories that is based on the discovery of the another, inspired by Gabrielle Roy's work, La route d'Altamont. In this story she describes an important person in her life, her mother, and narrates a significant event they shared together, reflecting on what she discovered about her through this experience.

Kathryn Shelburne
Kathryn Shelburne took her inspiration from L'Amant by Marguerite Duras. In her story she describes a person who shared in a formative experience in her adolescence, explores their relationship, and reflects on the influence this person had on her life. This significant person for Kathryn is her former French teacher.

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