Louis Simpson | Critical Essay by Dave Smith

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Louis Simpson.
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Louis Simpson once wrote that 'The Open Road goes to the used-car lot.' It doesn't any more. It goes to a suburban cul-de-sac where:

     Most people are content
     to make a decent living.
     They take pride in their homes and raising a family.
     The women attend meetings at the PTA …
     There aren't too many alternatives.

The prosaic nature of the language mirrors the life-style, as does its easy-going, good-natured tone of speech. Simpson's poems [in Caviare at the Funeral] are all 'up front'. He can talk about spiritual...

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