The Importance of Nature in American Literature
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This paper analyzes the roles and importance of nature, within four famous American literary works. The paper reviews "The Storm" by Kate Chopin, "The Open Boat", by Stephen Crane, "To Build a Fire" by Jack London and the novel 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' by Mark Twain. According to the paper, all four show nature as being important to the lives and circumstances of their respective characters.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Chopin, Kate. "The Storm." The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Nina Baym et al. (Eds.). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. 490-93.
- Crane, Stephen. "The Open Boat". The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Nina Baym et al. (Eds.). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. 742-753.
- London, Jack. "To Build a Fire." The Harper American Literature, 2nd Ed.Donald McQuade et al. (Eds.). New York: Longman, 1993. 901-911.
- Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In The Norton Anthology ofAmerican Literature, 1865-1914, Vol. C. (Nina Baym et al., Eds.). New York,Norton, 2003. 220-407.
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