Ross and Pollock have put their main characters in charge of their stories. The structure of the stories reflects the impossible position the main characters are in. Mrs. Bentley is able to share how she feels about her role of a wife to a small town preacher through her writing. The diary format allows a glimpse into her character as she "builds a false front of [her] own, live [he...
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...rmine the motivation and the why's or how's of the story and reflect on why there was no complete transformation in the main characters lives but just an exchange of one role for another.
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