In most places, home invasions are serious crimes. In a college town neighborhood shared by students and permanent residents, a home invasion may entail nothing more nefarious than a drunken student blundering into the wrong house. This article examines several personal experience narratives told by residents who experienced home invasions and considers the multiple ways in which the stories help tellers and listeners feel better about the experience and about life in their lively neighborhood.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||32|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2017|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Cultural Studies
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts