Date of Award
College of Liberal Arts
Type of Degree
John Van Kirk
Capers Island is a creative thesis about a woman named Delaney who has been having problems sleepwalking ever since her grandparents passed away. She decides to spend the summer on Capers Island, visiting an old college friend. While there, she visits a hypnotist to uncover repressed memories from her childhood. She begins the novel alone in West Virginia, and in the end, winds up on Capers Island in a tightly knit community. The novel contains elements of magical realism, the supernatural, and the psychological.
Cavender, Jennifer J., "Capers Island, A Novel" (2005). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 528.