Where Is Here? Questions and Answers

Where Is Here?

As with so many of Joyce Carol Oates' short stories, the situation portrayed in this one features people who experience a disruption in their lives, and portrays how it changes them. This story is...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2016 12:57 pm UTC

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Where Is Here?

In Joyce Carol Oates’s short story “Where is Here?” the stranger appears to be both excited and anxious about being inside his childhood home. Oates shows that the stranger is in some type of...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2018 12:43 am UTC

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Where Is Here?

In Where is Here?, Oates takes a number of processes and interactions usually viewed as exemplary of vibrant human activity and gives each a dark twist. Love becomes rape, painting a picture drains...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2019 4:47 pm UTC

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