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"Death by Landscape" - A Short Story Review
A look at the characters in Margaret Atwood's short-story "Death by Landscape."
# 140169 | 1,500 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Canadian)


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This paper examines and reviews Margaret Atwood's short story "Death by Landscape", focusing on the various characters in the work. Lois, the main character in the short story, is a compulsive collector of landscape art. This need to buy and stare into the landscape of a painting is incomprehensible to her family. The paper further describes how the family believes Lois would never ventured into the wilderness whether it be on vacation or a trip to her in-laws.

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"Lois, the main character in the short story by Margaret Atwood, is a compulsive collector of landscape art. This need to buy and stare into the landscape of a painting is incomprehensible to her family. All they know of Lois is that she would never and has never ventured into the wilderness whether it be on vacation or a trip to her in-laws. Lois simply doesn't do the wild any longer. The purchase of a new painting for her flat which she has just moved into sends Lois back to when she was 13 years old. In fact, the reader is..."

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"Death by Landscape" - A Short Story Review (2008, December 01) Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/death-by-landscape-a-short-story-review-140169/

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""Death by Landscape" - A Short Story Review" 01 December 2008. Web. 28 January. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/death-by-landscape-a-short-story-review-140169/>

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