Mary Ellen Chase | Critical Review by Katherine Woods

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of Mary Ellen Chase.
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Critical Review by Katherine Woods

SOURCE: Woods, Katherine. “Two Novels of Distinction: Ciro Alegria's Story of Peru—Mary Ellen Chase's Novel of Maine.” New York Times Book Review (15 November 1941): 1.

In the following review of Windswept, Woods says that she finds beauty in Chase's celebration of traditional values.

House and headland, Windswept stood solitary and stalwart against the buffeting of gales and ocean, on the bold eastward-pressing coast of Maine. Philip Marston bought the untouched stretch of shore and wilderness in 1880 and planned the house for his son and himself; and young John Marston built the long, low dwelling on the little promontory seventy feet above the sea and lived there as his father had dreamed. Here he brought his wife and here they reared their children. Winters might be spent in New York or elsewhere, but for the Marstons Windswept...

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