Short Fiction: Hemingway, O’Connor, Salinger, & Cheever

A collection of my personal reactions to: In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway, A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor, Nine Stories by JD Salinger, & The Stories of John Cheever. May 25, 2005 A lot of emotional suffering took place within the first three chapters of “In Our Time.” Between theContinue reading “Short Fiction: Hemingway, O’Connor, Salinger, & Cheever”

The Stories of John Cheever

In the Stories of John Cheever, Cheever introduces his readers into a world of confused, self-conscious, delusional, corrupt, characters trying to live their lives in a New York Suburb known as Shady Hill. The name Shady Hill is an excellent representation of the suburb’s atmosphere; shady, where things lay somewhere between light and dark. NothingContinue reading “The Stories of John Cheever”