Annie Proulx Essays
Use of Place and Setting in The Shipping News 12th Grade
The Shipping News
Superficially, Newfoundland is merely the setting of E. Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News. More fundamentally, however, Newfoundland is instrumental to the action, characters and ideas of the novel. Newfoundland’s ruggedness generates the unique...
The Neglected Victim: Alma and her Agony 12th Grade
"Brokeback Mountain" and Other Stories
In the short story, Brokeback Mountain, by Annie Proulx, page 11 describes Alma’s one encounter with Jack. After witnessing her husband kiss another man, she faces them both quietly and uncomfortably, but does not otherwise convey any dramatic...