The meaning of fear in Annie Proulx' novel 'The Shipping News' by Stephan Holm

The meaning of fear in Annie Proulx' novel 'The Shipping News'

byStephan Holm

Kobo ebook | September 8, 2002

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Seminar paper from the year 2000 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 2 (B), University of Flensburg (English), course: Temporary American Fiction: Novels and Stories by Annie Proulx, 1 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The novel 'The Shipping News' by Annie Proulx tells about a man named Quoyle who works for a third-rate newspaper in the state of New York. Formed by his unhappy childhood he tries to find his place in a cruel world and marries a nymphomaniac who dies in a car accident. Quoyle's aunt appears and persuades him to take his two daughters and leave for Newfoundland, the place his ancestors came from. There Quoyle starts to deal with his fears and takes charge of his life. Quoyle is a complex character with a couple of interesting peculiarities. He unites a lot of different fears inside of him. It is worth to take more than a quick look at those fears.

Title:The meaning of fear in Annie Proulx' novel 'The Shipping News'Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 8, 2002Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3638141462

ISBN - 13:9783638141468