The Question and Answer section for How to Read Literature Like a Professor is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Freud is the culprit.
So how did all this smutty thinking find its way into world literature?
Blame it on Freud. He put it there.
More accurately, he found it and showed it to the rest of us. When he published The Interpretation of Dreams in...
I'm sorry, what quote are you referring to?
The pattern of entering into adult life is a known entity and has beed around since the beginning. Thus, it is something that all readers understand.
This pattern of entry into adult life, Mansfield intimates, has been a recognizable part of our...