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Tag Archives: Richard Ford
As always, I enjoy Ford’s work, but as I continue to read it, I end up getting confused as to what parts belong in what stories. I pretty much see all of his stories converging into one story that has … Continue reading
I’m sure everyone’s pretty tired of listening to how much I like Denis Johnson over all the other authors we’ve read this semester, but after this week’s readings, I discovered one more specific thing that he does so well that … Continue reading
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
“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