Presentation Title

Choosing Sleep: Love in Death

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

Death, Pets, Euthanizing

Biography

Michelle is third year student at Marshall University, majoring in Creative Writing with a focus in Fiction. She is also majoring in Biology and hopes to become a Veterinarian in the future. She's always looking for a way to incorporate both majors into something enjoyable and meaningful. When she has free time she enjoys relaxing with a cup of tea and a good book and occasionally going swimming.

Major

Creative Writing and Biology

Advisor for this project

Kristen Lillvis

Start Date

21-4-2017 10:45 AM

End Date

21-4-2017 12:00 PM

Abstract

"Choosing Sleep: Love in Death" is a braided essay that discusses the ethical struggle of euthanizing a pet, predominantly drawing on my own memories and experiences. The focus is centered around my own dogs, the death of one and the adoption of the other, and how they have affected by perception of putting an animal "to sleep."

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Choosing Sleep: Love in Death

"Choosing Sleep: Love in Death" is a braided essay that discusses the ethical struggle of euthanizing a pet, predominantly drawing on my own memories and experiences. The focus is centered around my own dogs, the death of one and the adoption of the other, and how they have affected by perception of putting an animal "to sleep."