Forgot your password?  

Critical Essay | Critical Essay by Arthur Voss

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Critical Essay by Arthur Voss.
This section contains 211 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Arthur Voss - Critical Essay by Arthur Voss

Critical Essay by Arthur Voss

The world of most of Farrell's fiction is not a pretty or happy one, since, as he has said, much of his writing has been concerned with portraying "conditions which brutalize human beings and produce spiritual and material poverty." (p. 267)

It must be admitted that a number of Farrell's stories, especially his earlier ones, show the influence of other writers. Farrell has frequently treated everyday characters and the emptiness, vulgarity, or sordidness of their lives in the manner of Chekhov and Joyce; he has written some Sherwood Anderson—like studies of repression and frustration; and he has written still other stories which are reminiscent in various ways of Hemingway, Lardner, and Dreiser. It must also be admitted that Farrell's work in the short story is very uneven, that at times it...

(read more)

This section contains 211 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Arthur Voss - Critical Essay by Arthur Voss
Follow Us on Facebook