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GryphonTommy defends Miss Ferenczi because she is so much more interesting than other adults. In the story “Gryphon,” Baxter shares with us how fourth grader Tommy has new worlds opened up to him by...
GryphonThe story “Gryphon” by Charles Baxter is told from the first person point of view. The narrator is an adult Tommy who was a fourth grader when the events of the story occurred. The flashback...
Gryphonwhat do you think the story tells us about life?
GryphonI believe that the central theme of "The Gryphon" is unorthodoxy; its positive and negative aspects, and especially its effect on children. Miss Ferenczi, the mysterious and eccentric substitute...
GryphonThe gryphon is a chimera, a mythological creature composed of different parts of other animals. Similarly, the new substitute teacher, Miss Ferenczi, is a kind of chimera. As the eNotes summary...