Tag: America

  • Shirley Jackson’s Louisa, Please Come Home Analysis

    1912-Russell-S.-Foot-A-House-In-The-Suburbs

    “Louisa, Please Come Home” is a short story by Shirley Jackson, first published in Ladies Home Journal, 1960. WHAT HAPPENS IN “LOUISA, PLEASE COME HOME?” On the face of it, the premise of this short story is pretty far from realism. 19-year-old symbolically named Louisa Tether runs away from her family the day before her […]

  • A Brief History Of The Adventure Story In English

    Boy Reading Adventure Story, 1923, Norman Rockwell; 1894-1978

    I’m going on an adventure And who knows, what will be Or, what will become of me But one thing is for sureAn adventure it shall be Athey Thompson Edgar Rice Burroughs is probably the most influential writer in the entire history of the world. By giving romance and adventure to a whole generation of boys, Burroughs […]