Moseley, Merritt

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“Gawd Owns Them Woods”: The Intersectionality of Religion, Gender, and Class in Flannery O’Connor’s “A Circle in the Fire” 2015 1351 Flannery O’Connor wrote “A Circle in the Fire” in 1954, while living on her family farm in Milledgeville, Georgia. While many critics have focused on the biographical elements of her work, such as the rural settings and Christian faith, others argue ...
Defending Steinbeck: Morality, Philosophy, and Sentimentality in East of Eden 2015 10133 John Steinbeck’s novel East of Eden was published in 1952. Intended to be his magnum opus, the book received largely mixed reviews upon its release. The New York Times called it, “Clumsy in structure and defaced by excessive melodramatics and much ...
Butchered to Make an Austrian Holiday: Individual Morality, the Group, and how Never the Twain Shall Meet 2015 539 The Moral Sense, that affliction which gives us the ability to tell right from wrong, is not a virtue, but our greatest curse according to Mark Twain. In The Mysterious Stranger, he creates a village asleep in 16th century Austria not unlike St. Pete...
“Among Mankind’s Deepest Needs”: Repetitive Grief and Intimate Isolation in Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude 2016 1554 In this paper, the author considers how two novels, though written by wholly different men from wholly different regions, manage to evoke a similar perspective on the concept of grief–born out of relational instances of shame, sacrifice, and betrayal...
Ghostly Oaks 2016 355 Original short story...
Reconsidering P. G. Wodehouse: A Look Back on the Critical Reception of the "Performing Flea" 2018 362 In this paper the author considers how British novelist P. G. Wodehouse's literary image has transformed, from someone seen as little more than a "common" popular author, to one receiving serious critical inquiry....