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Themes in "Cold Mountain"
An analysis of Charles Frazier's work "Cold Mountain".
# 120653 | 1,000 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)

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This paper presents an overview of the two primary themes in Charles Frazier's account of life in the Appalachian South at the end of the Civil War in "Cold Mountain". The paper compares these two themes to the themes in Ambrose Bierce's short story "An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge" and those in the poem "The Blue And The Gray" by Francis Miles Finch.

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"Charles Frazier's "Cold Mountain" provides the view of life during the Civil War in the Appalachian Mountains near the end of the war, when chaos and lawlessness were the norm in the South. Inman is wounded in battle and makes an arduous journey home to be with his beloved Ada. Ada is a well-bred woman from Charleston who struggles to manage the mountain home she inherited from her father. Two main themes endure in Cold Mountain. The first is the senselessness of war and the..."

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