Eudora Welty's use of alternately pastoral and violent language to describe certain sexual encounters in THE GOLDEN APPLES may raise uncomfortable questions for the contemporary reader. This paper explores a way of reading these portions of Welty's text as a disruption - rather than a mere reflection - of the traditional narratives of heterosexual intercourse.
|Presenter:||Jennifer McElroy (Graduate Student)|
|Time:||1:15 pm (Session III)|
Writing @ The Graduate Level
6 pm - 7 pm