1. Isolation, Failure To Communicate, And Being Defined By One Event In One's Life In Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio
After involving himself with many strange characters, George Willard realizes the town's peculiar nature and goes west in hopes of beginning a "normal" life. ... Settling in Winesburg, Wing lives isolated in the outskirts of the community, breaking his solitude only to talk with his friend George Willard. ... Consequently, characters who recognize the cycle as self-destructive, such as George Willard, understand that the only way to escape grotesqueness is to leave the community. ... This story gives us a closer view of George Willard's family: his mother, Elizabeth, and father,...
- Word Count: 1325
- Approx Pages: 5
- Grade Level: Undergraduate