30 The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse Lessons
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The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse Overview
In William Saroyan's first person short story "The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse," nine-year-old Aram cannot believe his eyes when his cousin, Mourad, appears outside his window one morning riding a horse. Since he does not want to believe Mourad is a thief, and he is desperate to learn how to ride, Aram joins his cousin's dreamlike adventure. When Aram discovers to whom the horse actually belongs, he must decide whether or not to turn his cousin in. The narrative explores themes including honesty and purity.
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The skill of William Saroyan (1908-1981), American short-story writer, dramatist, and novelist, in evoking mood and atmosphere was noteworthy, and his imaginary world, peopled with common men, was war...
In the spring of 1939, when the work of William Saroyan first reached the New York stage in the form of a one-act play entitled My Heart's in the Highlands, Sidney B. Whipple of the New York World-Te...
Growing up in an Armenian immigrant community in the San Joaquin Valley of California with both of his grandmothers storytellers was a propitious circumstance for William Saroyan's career as a writer....
William Saroyan 's life, so crucial to an understanding of his controversially autobiographical short fiction, was fraught with instability and change. When Saroyan was three his father, Armenak Saroy...
Biography EssayGrowing up in an Armenian immigrant community in the San Joaquin Valley of California with both of his grandmothers as storytellers was a propitious circumstance for William Saroyan's c...