George Saunders Essays
The Injustices of Capitalism as Depicted in “Pastoralia” and “Sea Oak” College
Many of George Saunders’ works are focused around capitalism, which is a recurrent concept in several short stories of Saunders’ Pastoralia. However, Pastoralia not only focuses on the general workings of capitalism, but also enumerates the...
Realist Expressions: Adherence and Divergence in George Saunders's “Sticks” College
Tenth of December: Stories
George Saunders Tenth of December is an assembly of short stories that are considered realist in nature. These innovative capsules depict events that happen in day-to-day life but Saunders let’s his creative mind flourish, making them entirely...
Empathy in Lincoln in the Bardo College
Lincoln in the Bardo
"I can’t believe you are an old widow, said Miranda Debb.
And so little, said Susanna Briggs.
You who was always so pretty, said Miranda Debb.
You had it rough, said Cynthia Hoynton.
The tide ran out but never ran in, said Susanna Briggs.