Tag: Lorrie Moore

  • Foes by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    Foes by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    “Foes” is a short story by American writer Lorrie Moore. The Guardian published it on the eve of the election which would see Obama to the presidency, and can be read in full here. It is also in Bark and in Collected Stories. This is such an American story, so Americans will have a more […]

  • Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    “Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People” is a mother-and-daughter road trip short story by American writer Lorrie Moore. This story was published in The New Yorker in November 1993. Also find it in Birds of America (1999) and The Collected Stories. The title of this story comes from something the mother of this…

  • You’re Ugly, Too by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    You’re Ugly, Too by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    “You’re Ugly, Too” is a short story by American writer Lorrie Moore, first published in a 1989 edition of The New Yorker — Moore’s first for the New Yorker. Find it also in her short story collection Like Life (1990).

  • Dance In America by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    Dance In America by Lorrie Moore Short Story Analysis

    “Dance In America” is a short story by Lorrie Moore and can be found in the collection Birds Of America, published in 1998. Find it also in The Collected Short Stories. “Dance In America” first appeared in The New Yorker in 1993. Louise Erdrich reads Lorrie Moores short story “Dance in America” and discusses Moore…

  • The Juniper Tree by Lorrie Moore Analysis

    The Juniper Tree by Lorrie Moore Analysis

    “The Juniper Tree” is a short ghost story by American writer Lorrie Moore, published in the collection Bark (2014). Or is it a ghost story? I interpret this story as a metaphor for the death of middle-aged friendship, and the mourning process one goes through when deciding to let a friend go. WHAT HAPPENS IN…