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“Rock Springs”: Consistency doesn’t mean rooted down

Earl in “Rock Springs” presents us with an interesting dichotomy between the lost and the “found.”  His life seems to be somewhat transient, and it seems like nothing really ever seems too permanent to him.  Even his vehicle is ever … Continue reading

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“Rock Springs” and Edna

This whole story as a whole had me in twisted emotions and full of questions by the end. I was amazed at Richard Ford’s technique of making this story tangible and almost real. I suspect that Ford used physical description … Continue reading

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The Gap In Between

The more I think about “Rock Springs,” the more I think about the gaps in between the story. Not just the physical spaces where the ink has not been pressed onto the page, but, also, the ways in which Ford … Continue reading

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