Writing Techniques in Harvest Home

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Occasional mystery and gradually mounting suspense combine with local color, folklore, and mythic symbols in this tall tale. The Widow Fortune, with her obviously symbolic name and the scissors that hang at her belt, might be the third Greek Fate who cuts off the thread of life. Most of the folk festivals, ceremonial fires, and pagan fertility rituals will be recognizable to readers of James Frazer's The Golden Bough (1890).

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