External Analysis Of Cathedral

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Topic: External Analysis of Cathedral I. Raymond Carver was a famous short story writer. A. Raymond spent most of his young life in Yakima, Washington. 1. He his birth took place in Oregon on 1938. 2. Yakima was the place where his family moved to, on 1941. 3. He moved a lot in there too. B. His family was a working-class. 1. His father was a saw-filer. 2. His mother took many hard jobs. 3. He helped his father’s work at the saw-mill. 4. He quit the job at the saw-mill when he married. C. He married early. 1. He married a pregnant 16 year-old girl Maryann Burk. 2. He was 18 years old when he married. 3. He had two children by the time he was 20. D. He studied literature and wrote poems and short stories. 1. He took…show more content…
He started to drink alcohol in 1967, and was seriously addicted to it. 6. He was often hospitalized of alcoholism on 1970s. 7. There was one time that he drank too heavy and almost died. This case made him to divorce with his wife, Maryann Burk. 8. He wrote some short stories and poems even while he was drinking. D. He met the turning point of his life. 1. He decided to quit drinking, and got over it. 2. He met his second wife, Tess Gallager. 3. His writing style got really different after meeting Tess Gallager. 4.. He won Mildred Harold Strauss Living Award on 1983, and it pays him the money to spend most of his time working on his stories. 5. He spent his last decade teaching creative-writing at Syracuse University. 6. He died of lung cancer on 1988. E. He wrote for other writers. 1. He wrote for the people who accepted experimental literature. 2. His writings were on minor literature magazines too. D. He had a big influence on American literature. 1. His first collection of his works on short stories, “Will You Be Quiet, Please?” swept the National Book Awards. II. He was an American writer. A. He is related with some locations in America. 1. Clatskanie is located in State of…show more content…
There was inflation on U.S. Dollars. 2. People lost their jobs. 3. Many unfortunate events occurred. B. WWII took over the country. 1. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on 1941. 2. Manhattan Project was starting. 3. Pacific War took place. 4. World's first atomic bomb was tested. 5. Americans won the war. C. There were Cold War between the Soviet Union and U.S. 1. There was a nerve war between Capitalism and Communism. 2. People had fear on nuclear weapons. 3. Germany and Korea had to be divided because of the competition between those two big countries. D. People tried to diminish racism. 1. Civil Rights Movement occurred 2. Martin Luther King leaded the black people for their rights 3. Lyndon B. Johnson carried out “Great Society” to diminish racism. E. The effect of Vietnam War on the U.S. 1. The U.S. had a serious defeat on the war. 2. President Lyndon B. Johnson started the “Great Society” to diminish poverty and racism couldn’t invest enough money for it because of the war in Vietnam. V. He was the greatest example of minimalism. A. He used a technique called minimalism. 1. It was seen in music, architects, fashion, philosophy, and literature after the WWII. 2. Its characteristics are very simple and

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