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The Lover of Horses

What is the resolution of the short story "The Lover of Horses?"

Tess Gallagher's 1986 anthology The Lover of Horses won critical acclaim, especially for the title story. "The Lover of Horses" concerns a woman, the narrator, who responds to her mother's request...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 6:54 am UTC

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What is the point of the story "The Lover of Horses?"

Tess Gallagher published her fiction anthology The Lover of Horses in 1986; the title story is about a woman who arrives home to help her parents. The story shows a history of mental illness and...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 6:46 am UTC

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The Lover of Horses

In "The Lover of Horses," how does the narrator solve her mother's problem?

"The Lover of Horses" is a short story in the anthology of the same name by Tess Gallagher. The narrator is summoned by her mother to help with her father, who is on a gambling and drinking binge....

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 6:40 am UTC

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The Lover of Horses

In "The Lover of Horses," how does the narrator help her father?

The Lover of Horses is an anthology by Tess Gallagher; the title story is about a woman whose father's unstable mental state causes trouble and her own slow breakdown. During the story, the...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 6:31 am UTC

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The Lover of Horses

in what way did the author's nother feel she had been "stolen"? short answer

See http://www.enotes.com/lover-horses/q-and-a/what-way-did-authors-nother-feel-she-had-been-328544

Latest answer posted April 5, 2012 6:08 am UTC

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Who were the "whisperers" in Tess Gallagher`s story, "The Lover of Horses"? short answer pleaseĀ 

Tess Gallagher's short story, "The Lover of Horses", deals with family issues spanning several generations, in which the man have been "lovers of horses" and gambling and alcohol, living life to...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2012 4:29 pm UTC

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What odd behavior does the narrator of Tess Gallagher's "Lover of Horses" attribute to her great-grandfather? short...

The narrator of the story "The Lover of Horses" by Tess Gallagher recounts many unusual acts and habits attributed to her grandfather. Usually these are known second rather than first hand, as...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2012 7:12 pm UTC

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who were the "whisperers"? short answer

See http://www.enotes.com/lover-horses/q-and-a/who-were-whisperers-328542

Latest answer posted April 5, 2012 6:10 am UTC

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In what way does the mother of the narrator in Tess Gallagher's "Lover of Horses" feel her daughter was stolen?

Several characters in the story "The Lover of Horses" by Tess Gallagher are considered `stolen.` This word does not indicate theft as in that of physical property, but rather theft of affection, as...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2012 7:20 pm UTC

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How does Tess Gallagher's story, "The Lover of Horses," end? short answer pleaseĀ 

The story "The Lover of Horses" by Tess Gallagher is told from the viewpoint of a young female narrator who has returned home shortly before her father's death. It is a primarily psychological...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2012 7:05 pm UTC

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