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The Urban Coop

I felt that what this story is about is much more explicitly discussed in the writing. It isn’t so much a case of what the narrator isn’t saying, as it has been in other pieces we’ve read. I don’t feel as though Bergman shies away from talking about her characters’ anxieties at all. Is she able […]

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“My Mother Breathing Light”

If this story had only been about the main character and her mother, then it wouldn’t have been nearly as effective, nor would it have felt as real. Vaughn bringing the whole family into the story adds so many more dimensions of emotion and of rich detail. This simple story of a young woman forced  to watch […]

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