Analysis Of Winesburg Ohio By Sherwood Anderson

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In Winesburg Ohio by Sherwood Anderson, snapshots of American life in the turn of the 20th century document America where the pressures of society towards women and men rob them of their chances to truly follow their desires and to marry whomever they please. The people of Winesburg demonstrate the loneliness of people living in an age of quick modernization but continually conservative ideals. The people of Winesburg are lonely because the things they wish and lust for are often not allowed in the stuffy society they are trapped in. Instead of pursuing their desires they let what they wish for leave or disappear and their dreams are not truly fulfilled. Alice dreams of being free to spend her days with the man who she loves, but the world

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