Richard Brautigan's Trout Fishing in America ; the Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster ; and, in Watermelon Sugar Topics for Discussion

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Why does the author make Trout Fishing in America a metaphor, a person, a state of mind, and many other things in Trout Fishing in America?

Is the somewhat disjointed and episodic style of Trout Fishing in America and In Watermelon Sugar more effective than the traditional plot devices such as conflict and resolution through character development?

Does the author's use of very brief chapters in both works advance or defeat the author's intention?

Is the author's terse and condensed style of writing most effective in the poetry or prose works?

Is there a noticeable contempt for women lurking beneath the author's seemingly swinging, "free" lifestyle as depicted here?

To what extent do the terrifying images of the Forgotten Works and inBOIL and his gang in In Watermelon Sugar ikons of the feared adult world?

To what extent does Richard Brautigan owe a debt...

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