"A Sorrowful Woman" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"A Sorrowful Woman"
An analysis of the narrator in Gail Godwin's short story "A Sorrowful Woman".
# 71078 | 920 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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In this analysis of the "no name" narrator in Gail Godwin's short story, "A Sorrowful Woman," the author contends that the narrator wishes for nothing other than death in order to escape the limiting and unfulfilling roles open to her as wife, mother and homemaker.

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"The fairytale-like opening of Gail Godwin's "A Sorrowful Woman" presents us with a no name narrator and clearly spells out her predicament. Once upon a time there was one wife and mother too .."

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