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Richard Ford, “Children”

Claude’s character is a tough guy, a smart alec even, who is very proud and harbors a lot of anger.  It seemed like he was afraid to show any emotion other than anger or that he didn’t care — that … Continue reading

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Shame in Richard Ford’s “Children”

“Though just from her voice then I could tell this didn’t matter to her.  Shame didn’t mean any more to her than some other way you could feel on a day–like feeling tired or cold or crying.  It went away, … Continue reading

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