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Denis Johnson’s “Steady Hands…” and “Happy Hour”

One of the things that I liked most about the reading for today is that they were kind of similar in the structure of the dialogue.  In “Happy Hour” there is almost no exposition with the large piece of dialogue, … Continue reading

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Denis Johnson’s “Steady Hands…” and “Happy Hour”

So, this might be a shock to everyone, but I wasn’t as impressed/in love with these two stories as I have been with everything else in this book.  I still thoroughly enjoyed both of the stories and found amazing aspects … Continue reading

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Denis Johnson’s “Steady Hands…”

Another story that is primarily dialogue driven, yet this is just a snippet out of the characters’ lives, and it feels like this is not happening, that perhaps this is just another dream to the narrator after he has checked … Continue reading

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