From Hurt to Hope

Trauma and Healing in Katherina Vermett'e The Break

  • Chenoa Roberts MacEwan University


An analysis on the characters presented in Vermette's novel focusing on assimilation, hybridity and failed coping mechanisms. I also address intentional hardening of exterior personas and inability to deal with generational traumas and sexual assualts.

Author Biography

Chenoa Roberts, MacEwan University

Discipline: English

Faculty mentor: Jack Robinson