"Happy Hour" Essay by The Research Group
An analysis of Alison Baker's "Happy Hour".
# 71188 | 1,150 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2003 |
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Literature (General)
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This paper looks at Alison Baker's "Happy Hour" as an evocation of the absurdity of the human condition. It discusses Baker's use of irony and the story's focus on end- of -life family dynamics in an institutional setting.
From the Paper:"Reinforced by a context of narrative irony, Happy Hour presents numerous closely observed details about end-of-life family dynamics in an institutional setting. The irony is not laden with humor or smugness rather taking on attributes of an absurdity ..."
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