American Literature

LITR221 Week 15 Forum

  The homeless narrator is above all efficient, as his own confession indicates: “I suppose I’m effective.” (401) This indicates a general pragmatism in his movements, adjusting to life...
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LITR221 Week 12 Forum

Part I Walker’s “Everyday Use” not only demonstrates a generation clash, but also how individuals are affected on different levels by their historical consciousness. “”Not understanding” one’s heritage can...
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Reading Modern literature

Reading Modern literature can sometimes be a frustrating quest for coherence and meaning.  Modernist authors tend to omit explanations, interpretations, connections, and summaries that we are accustomed to in...
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