Richard Ford Essays
Elements of Craft in Richard Ford’s Rock Springs College
Known for his gritty and unvarnished portrayals of life in the American Midwest, author Richard Ford uses fiction to explore the ways that people react to loneliness, turmoil, and desperation as they struggle to move forward. These themes become...
Boredom and Homicide in "Under the Radar" 12th Grade
"Under the Radar" and Other Stories
“Under the Radar” by Richard Ford is a story about a couple on the last day of their marriage. On the way to a dinner party, Marjorie tells her husband Steven that she has had sex with the host. Steven is taken aback by the news of the affair, but...