Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

  1. Amy and Isabelle's conflict is presented within the context of small town life. How do the events in the lives of the women at the mill--like the break-up of Dottie Brown's marriage--and the revelations about Dr. Burrow's affair with Peg Dunlap and the secret relationship between the high school principal and the Spanish teacher, enhance the book?
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

"Last Night at the Lobster" by Stewart O'Nan

What does "Last Night at the Lobster" say about the way businesses operate today when a man as hardworking and conscientious as Manny is treated as if he were negligible?

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