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The Love Story of Annie Proulx’s ‘Brokeback Mountain’

July 21st 2014

Professor CHARLES E. MAY examines the love story of ‘Brokeback Mountain’ by Annie Proulx: ‘The fact of the matter is: Jack and Ennis love each other – with tenderness, passion, and concern – and people who love each other in this way – regardless of their gender – desire to be physically close…’

by Ariel da Silva Parreira

Reading the Short Story — by Professor Charles E. May

July 11th 2011

A good short story cannot be skimmed, read quickly, or adequately summarized’: Professor CHARLES E. MAY argues that short stories need to be approached slowly and deliberately to be fully understood.

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