Introduction Anita Shreve’s “Rescue” is about the emotional and physical trauma between parents and children. A delicate and interesting novel explores the life of the Webster and Sheila, as they are trying to realize their past and begin again. Anita Shreve is a best-selling author who has followed a simple style in the novel “Rescue” that is straightforward and concise that has no confusing points of view or complex flashbacks (Bukowsky, 1). She has portrayed her characters in a way that are insightful
“’Blackest Day on Wall Street in Many Years. Selling orders Swamp New York Market. Billions quoted. Values Fade’” (Shreve 133). Similar headlines most likely splashed across most newspapers on October 30, 1929, the day after the stock market crashed. From this date, the United States entered the Great Depression, the time period where the economy was at its lowest. Although signs were present, this era came as a shockwave to most citizens because the 1920s were times of extreme economic prosper.
these twisted plots. Day after day, Ethan’s life never ends the way he desires. From the start, Ethan should not even be on the farm working as a farmer. In fact, Ethan was once a successful engineer studying at a technological college in Worcester, where he “dabbled in the laboratory with a friendly professor of physics” (Wharton 24). At Worcestor, he had “secretly gloried in being clapped on the back and hailed as ‘Old Ethe’ or ‘Old Stiff’” whereas now, whistling and singing became an irregularity