Everything you need to understand or teach Order of Insects by William Gass.
“Order of Insects” is a short story by American author William H. Gass. It was published in his 1968 story collection, In the Heart of the Heart of the Country. “Order of Insects” is narrated by an unnamed housewife who becomes fascinated with the study of insects. This new interest makes her more aware of her dissatisfaction with domestic life. The story explores themes of anxiety, beauty, and personal evolution.