The Grafton Light
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The Grafton Light thesis is a contemporary story set in Auckland, New Zealand. The exegesis is an examination of The Grafton Light thesis. The current background of the author in terms of the digital age, and an overview of the story’s inception are provided. The principles of writing as applied to The Grafton Light are discussed, and the research undertaken in establishing the credibility of The Grafton Light is detailed. Jung’s concepts of the collective unconscious, archetypes and the notion of extroversion and introversion are explored in regard to the main characters in the story. The genre of The Grafton Light is established under the film definition of Drama, as opposed to a literary genre. Supported by the French philosophy of ‘art for art’s sake,’ the need for interpretation of The Grafton Light is challenged. The basis of this challenge is that The Grafton Light stands alone as a story and need not be understood as anything else. [NOTE: The novel, "The Grafton Light" will only be available after July 22nd, 2020].