Young Goodman Brown: Young Goodman Brown is on a journey. He refuses to become evil even though the rest of the town is. He turns away from everyone thinking that they are evil now. Faith.
The Lottery: where families gather in town square and someone gets stoned to death
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes: First--Chill--then Stupor--then the letting go--
Edgar Allen Poe
The Cask of Amontillado: Fortunado and Montressor
Edgar Allen Poe
The Raven: Once upon a midnight dreary, nothing more, evermore
Joyce Carol Oates
Where are you going, where have you been?: Connie and the creepy dude
It's A Hard Rain's A-gonna Fall: Blue-eyed son
Cathedral: Drinking and smoking
The Emperor of Ice Cream: The only emperor is the emperor of
How To Tell A True War Story
Lament of the Frontier Guard: A gracious spring, turned to blood-ravenous autumn,
A turmoil of wars-men, spread over the middle kingdom
William Butler Yeats
The Second Coming: The darkness drops again but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
The Things They Carried
Dulce et Decorum Est: Pro patria mori
Last Night's Dream: compares and intertwines sex and war
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: In the room the women come and go.
Talking of Michelangelo.
The Swimmer: I drank too much, goes swimming through other people's pools, alcoholic
A Grave: the sea
Paradise Lost: God (just read)
Preface to The Book of Dreams
A Worn Path: Negro woman, christmas, long journey
Uphill: questions asked about where to sleep
Mother to Son: And life for me ain't been no crystal stair
Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
Traveling through the Dark: Killed a deer on the road
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