Pulling Tangled Strings: "The Puppeteer" and Other Stories

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Pulling Tangled Strings: "The Puppeteer" and Other Stories is a collection of stories with strong thematic and emotional connections that includes an opening preface describing the process used when writing the stories. Each of the stories is united by a main character that desperately wants to gain control of his environment. From a character acting out a classic revenge tale on his friend to a comatose teenager victimized by an ambiguous tragedy, these are characters who have been put into difficult life situations and need to feel like they are pulling the strings in their lives again. In all cases, ... continued below

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Berryman, Archer August 2006.

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Pulling Tangled Strings: "The Puppeteer" and Other Stories is a collection of stories with strong thematic and emotional connections that includes an opening preface describing the process used when writing the stories. Each of the stories is united by a main character that desperately wants to gain control of his environment. From a character acting out a classic revenge tale on his friend to a comatose teenager victimized by an ambiguous tragedy, these are characters who have been put into difficult life situations and need to feel like they are pulling the strings in their lives again. In all cases, however, the characters come to find that control does not come easily and that the motivations for their behavior are never clear cut, even to themselves.

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Berryman, Archer. Pulling Tangled Strings: "The Puppeteer" and Other Stories, thesis, August 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5388/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .