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One of my weekly favorites is to listen to NPR’s podcast, Pop Culture Happy Hour. 910 more words
“We are American writers, absorbing the American experience. We must absorb its heat, the recklessness and ruthlessness, the grotesqueries and cruelties. We must reflect the sprawl and smallness of America, its greedy optimism and dangerous sentimentality. 53 more words
-objects used to reflect characters’ (divergent) perspectives
-deploying scene v. exposition
In Joy Williams’ “Congress,” the main character, Miriam, lives with a forensic anthropologist, Jack, who’s revered for being able to confirm people’s loved ones are dead and provide closure. 1,762 more words