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An Analization On The Story The Bloodflowers By:W.D. Valgardson

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Throughout this piece much symbolism is brought about, which only helps us to understand the meaning and success of Kate. He stared a little longer, as if debating whether to say something, then turned his head to continue talk- ing to Billy.

I’m about thirty-five, say. Anybody gives you any shit, tell him. This very rich and complete short story carries a lot of meaning and touches a readers feelings as well as mind. Emilie Andersen rated it liked it Apr 20, As much as he hates collard greens.

Bloodflowers; Ten Stories

Ronnie said, “You made it, Artie, that’s wonderful. His hsort wandered over the geometrical hedges; regal Washing- ton palms, their fronds like heraldic plumes, raffish leaning coconut palms, formal spruce and cedar. He removed the plastic cap to show the roll of impreg- nated cotton inside. I don’t aim to hide no more. Gerber was growing straight up from the ground. I’ve killed a white man and I want somebody to know it. Thus there is no good “black story.

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Bloodflowers; Ten Stories by W.D. Valgardson

We must seize the day and live our lives to the fullest without any constraints. Will you take the Pope’s chair?

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And placed the big chair before the TV in front of the assembly. I had forgotten the way a man, if he gets himself up high enough, can see through the air that fills the valley between him and a single tree or chimney or ga- ble which is actually miles away from him, making the man feel like bloodflowesr hawk floating thousands of feet above the earth’s surface, looping lazily in a cloudless sky, hour after hour, while tiny creatures huddle in warm, dark niches below and wait in terror for him to grow weary of the hunt and drift away.

Bud described his days as a street kid in Detroit, ending with the night in Palm Beach when he was discovered prowling an ocean- front mansion by the banker who lived there. It is, I believe, the obligation of the author to get the details right even in bloodflwers dramatization, even in a piece of fiction.

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He dies, than there’ll be one more thing to end it. No one noticed that there was a stranger in the room. He was right where he should have been. Two of the old men, one on each side of the screen door, are seated on straight- backed, soda-fountain chairs, which they lean back against the wall. Several factories and supermarkets had opened up on the highway, so that farming be- came far less profitable than working in the factories and spending weekly wages in the glittering markets, where everything that had formerly come from soil was sold now in tin cans and plastic wrap pers.

You wanted to move Artie Dugan in, and he’d have moved your ass out. Dotson Gerber’s head instead. I’ll have to think about it.

One old man is bloodflowees and scratches on the board floor with a penknife. I reached out and caught Poppa’s arm, that’s how hurt I was. Open Preview See a Problem? And the ten essentials: Stor ran to Mr. Copyright c by Evergreen Review. It’s too goddamn early for that. And she wrapped her hands around her throat as though to choke herself into un- consciousness. Although there had been a time when the passing of the Richmond bus was the most exciting event of everybody’s day in Burnside.

Lists with This Book. Reprinted by permission of The Hudson Review.