Daniel Woodrell Essays

12th Grade

Winter's Bone

Exploring the physical elements of a society involves digging deep in the effect it has on the culture. In the novel Winter’s Bone, Daniel Woodrell uses a plethora of resources within the natural landscape to attribute different factors that play...

11th Grade

Winter's Bone

In his book Winter’s Bone, Daniel Woodrell follows sixteen-year-old Ree Dolly in her struggle to help her family survive in the bleak Ozarks. The protagonist must constantly maintain a crucial balance between caring for her mentally incapacitated...


Winter's Bone

Daniel Woodrell creates a protagonist in his novel, Winter’s Bone, who is prideful, resilient and would do anything to preserve her own kin and blood. Woodrell also allows the reader to see her weaknesses, making identification with her character...