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Technical Features and Key Arguments

Technical Features and Key Arguments

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Published by Stuart Henderson

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Published by: Stuart Henderson on Feb 25, 2012
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Rock Springs: FormalFeatures
-Motif:LightandHope-Symbolism-Characte-NarrativePointofView-Imagery-simile/metapho
 
Motif: Light and Hope
-Light crops up over and again in the story. There areimages of sunsets, Rock Springs glowing in the distance,the trailer park home lights, and the gold mine.-The always act as symbols of hope -purpose, success,escape, etc.-Yet they are always undermined or tainted.-Ultimately they represent the failure of hope, or moregently, they represent hope as illusory
 
Symbol: The car 
-The car can be read as a representation of Earl¶s view of himself.-It is also always a representation of the reality of Earl¶ssituation -criminal.-At a wider level, the car comes to represent a crisis of identity for the main character. The tension between thesetwo symbolic levels helps us to understand the tension thatexists within Earl.

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