-Examines the relationship between 2 brothers. Toward the end, we understand that the younger brother is really an artist. Narrator tries to understand why his brother has become who he is. He is very detached and he moves into his brother life after his daughter's death.
-Being in the moment with music, it provides us a portal into Sonny's world.
Modernist short story about a young boy and his struggle with his abusive, arsonist father and their roles as poor whites in post-slavery America. Reader must decide what is true because of POV uncertainty
eudora welty; ladies @gross hair salon telling story aout the freak show where a woman recognized the petrified man as someone she knew who was wanted for a crime so she got the reward money
by Alice Walker
Dee, college educated, comes to visit her mother and sister Maggie. She has gone back to her "African heritage". She tries to take some family quilts to hang, but the mother has had enough and saves them for Maggie.
Death of a salesman
a play by Arthur Miller that explored the failure of the American Dream in the person of its tragic hero, Willie Loman. He is an ordinary man defeated by life.
"Dying/is an art, like everything else/ I do it exceptionally well"
Using image of being a performers, for "theatrical/comeback"
Nazi imagery- does not want our pity
Tone- anger/ sarcasm
Exploring herself- and her depression
Sylvia Plath A woman who feels like an outcast(Jew) to the German people and how this has been influenced by her hate for her father
Sylvia Plath Applied for Marriage
jhumpa lahiri; indian woman has affair with man but he doesn’t love her like she wants him to
"Glengarry Glen Ross"
Name the Pulitzer-winning 1984 play by David Mamet, in which four salesmen lie, cheat, and steal to keep their jobs in a small, disreputable real-estate agency.
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