Death in the Woods | Critical Essay by Ray Lewis White

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Death in the Woods.
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Critical Essay by Ray Lewis White

SOURCE: “‘Death in the Woods’: Anderson's Earliest Version,” in The Winesburg Eagle, Vol. 7, No. 2, April, 1982, pp. 1–3.

In the following essay, White discusses a 1916 version of “Death in the Woods.”

The Sherwood Anderson devotee is surely pleased that “Death in the Woods” has achieved status as the author's story outside of the Winesburg cycle most often anthologized and given scholarly attention. Without disparaging “I'm a Fool,” “I Want to Know Why,” and “The Egg,” one delights to see “Death in the Woods” become to the public the typical, the standard, the representative single Anderson story; for the texture, the ambiguity, and the complexity of a boy's discovering a...

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