A family to love : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
A Family To Love is a movie screenplay, following the trials and tribulations of the Payne family. This dysfunctional family must deal with a variety of issues, including crime, drug addiction, unwed mothers, interracial relationships, homosexuality, adultery, rape, and domestic violence. The main character is Jim Payne, and most of the story is a coming of age tale about him, and his twin brother, Danny. This screenplay exposes many problems in our society, utilizing both traditional dramatic writing, as well as touches of dark comedy.