Richard Yates Essays

11th Grade

Revolutionary Road

When colonial settlers arrived in North America on the Mayflower in 1620, the primary concern of the newly established society was to ensure survival; however, nowadays, Western consumer society has placed a significant emphasis on shallow ideals,...

12th Grade

Revolutionary Road

The novel Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates has been recognized as one of the great stories of the modern era. One facet of this complex story is the character of Frank, and how his own inner struggles translate into his life, and other’s lives....