In “The Swimmer,” There is one main character named, Neddy Merrill. Throughout the story there are other less talked about characters, Neddy’s friends and wife, Lucinda. These characters help us unde...
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...t to waste away and kept the pot. She cries, she remembers her uneventful isolated life. She realizes the salesman used her, took advantage of her for money.
As a reader can see, the two literary works I reviewed show that what William Faulkner said was true. Each one of the characters in these stories had a life struggle that revealed their character.( Steinbeck, 1937)
Cheever, John John Cheever: “The Swimmer” from The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever, copyright 1978 by John Cheever. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. check the requirements for citations. These need work
John Steinbeck: “The Chrysanthemums,” copyright 1937, renewed 1965 by John Steinbeck, from The Long Valley by John Steinbeck. Used by permission of Viking Penguin, a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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