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Susan Minot's story "Lust" is set in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when young people, especially women, were experimenting with and experiencing more and more personal freedoms. They...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2008 6:24 am UTC

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The story "Lust" by Susan Minot is told from the point of view of the narrator, a promiscuous young woman who is analyzing sexuality from her own perspective. This means that the story is told from...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2020 6:31 pm UTC

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Critical feminism seeks to connect feminist ideals with other forms of critical theory that comment on social issues and culture, including Marxism, formalism, critical race theory, and queer...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2021 10:48 pm UTC

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The main character of Susan Minot's short story "Lust" is a young woman who uses sex as a way to tell herself that she is control of relationships, that she is free to do as she pleases and that...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2011 2:05 am UTC

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Most of us approach stories—whether short, long, true, fabricated, etc.—expecting that they’ll be told chronologically. What’s more, we tend to slot the events in those chronologies into a...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2020 8:16 pm UTC

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"Lust" is a fictional short story written by American novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter Susan Minot. It was originally published in 1989 as a part of Minot's short...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2019 12:39 am UTC

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The shift from first person to second emphasizes the confessional nature of the story, and assigns the narrator's feelings to the reader. In that sense, the use of second person serves to break...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2020 2:18 pm UTC

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Judging from the atmosphere and details in the story, you can tell that the setting is somewhere in the 60's or 70's. What I would call historical about that is that here we are in 2009 and the...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2009 12:16 am UTC

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