Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples

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Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples

The review "Technique as Myth: The Structure of The Golden Apples" by

Daniele Pitavy-Souques presents an easy and reasonable approach for reading

Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples. Her ideas, which address structural unity,

represent a sound foundation of simple fact, which in turn, provides a better

understanding. The finished product, written with concise and understandable

language speaks to a clearer vision of Welty's ever-present themes of

fascination, mirroring and separateness.

Daniele Pitavy-Souques begins her review by pointing out difficulties most

articles have with the structural unity of The Golden Apples. She says,"Nearly

all articles dealing with The Golden Applesas a whole tackle the problem and

attempt to solve it by establishing close parallels between (mostly) Greek

mythology and the various characters and incidents in the book" (109). She

continues with:"Content cannot be dissociated from form; the text should be

analyzed as a whole. Indeed, its narrative functioning deserves the closest

attention since alone i...

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