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Title

Shaking Hands

Presentation Type

Creative Performance

Abstract

"Shaking Hands" is an original short story which explores the culture of competition in middle America. The first person narrator shares an account of two opposing coaches striving to impose their respective wills on the referee of a youth soccer game. This dark comedy highlights the elusive nature of morality, and the often inconsistent relationship between ego and justice.

Start Date

4-4-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

4-4-2017 2:30 PM

Faculty Advisor

Vince Gotera

Department

Department of Languages and Literatures

Comments

Location: Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall

Embargo Date

4-4-2017

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Shaking Hands

"Shaking Hands" is an original short story which explores the culture of competition in middle America. The first person narrator shares an account of two opposing coaches striving to impose their respective wills on the referee of a youth soccer game. This dark comedy highlights the elusive nature of morality, and the often inconsistent relationship between ego and justice.