Richard Russo Essays
School Violence in Empire Falls 11th Grade
School violence, from the events of Columbine to the more recent Newtown shooting, and the 31 school shootings in between (Shen), is prevalent in American society. Unfortunately, the perpetrators of these crimes are often not noticed - and...
Entrapment and Escape in Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News and Richard Russo’s Empire Falls 11th Grade
At first glance, the settings of Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News and Richard Russo’s Empire Falls are wildly different. What could Proulx’s bleak Mockingburg and remote Newfoundland possibly have in common with Russo’s decaying Empire Falls and...