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Rachel Harmon has experienced a fair amount of loss in her relatively short life. She's already lost both of her parents, one of them right in front of her. Pemberton, the father of Rachel's child,...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2020 4:58 pm UTC

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The setting of Serena by Ron Rash is the Appalachians, in Tennessee and North Carolina. Specifically, the setting is the mountains which will one day become the Smoky Mountain National Park. The...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2014 2:38 am UTC

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If one can relate to the title character in Ron Rash’s 2008 novel Serena, one can equally relate to Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth, a character to whom Rash’s heartless, brutal female antagonist has...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2014 9:26 pm UTC

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Serena is one of the central characters in Serena by Ron Rash, and she is indeed a greedy and manipulative woman. The story is set in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2014 5:37 pm UTC

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In chapter thirty-five of Serena by Ron Rash, we see a picture of man-made desolation created by the lumber companies who have stripped the land. This was once a majestic mountain range, a place...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2014 8:15 pm UTC

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Serena's statement reflects how she knew she was "different" from other women. She knew that she was not meant to be a mother. Serena's words show an acceptance of her fate. She had just recovered...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2016 3:13 pm UTC

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The New York Times review of Ron Rash's novel Serena observes, With bone-chilling aplomb, linguistic grace and the piercing fatalism of an Appalachian ballad, Mr. Rash lets the Pembertons’ new...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2014 11:54 pm UTC

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There are two ways in which Galloway serving Serena can be symbolic in this work. First of all, since Galloway is in possession of only his right hand this gives a new, and rather extreme, meaning...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2016 9:22 pm UTC

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Serena is not like Othello. One reason why Serena is not like Othello is because of her confidence. Serena is a very self- assured woman. She is George's equal in business and in life. She does...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2016 12:59 pm UTC

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