Oates has stated that she had the "Death and the Maiden" folktales in the back of
her mind as she wrote this story; she even considered "Death and the Maiden" ...
Oates uses these spells of dizziness to communicate Connie's confusion and
terror as a seemingly innocent situation spirals into something much more
Themes, Motifs, and Symbols ... Joyce Carol Oates ... seem both human and less
than human, and Oates never makes explicit whether he is reality or fantasy.
The uses of symbolism in Joyce Carol Oates "By the river" - MA Sebastian Hoos -
Hausarbeit - Amerikanistik - Literatur - Arbeiten publizieren: Bachelorarbeit, ...
Apr 25, 2008 ... Get an answer for 'What are some symbols from "Where Are You Going, ... Oates
tells us that "his feet [do] not go all the way down" in his boots," ...
Jul 22, 2014 ... There is other symbolism in the story that may be worth noting. The restaurant
that Connie hangs out at, though Oates never mentions the name ...
Words of wisdom from the American author (and prolific tweeter): "Homo sapiens
is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, ...
The opening line of Joyce Carol Oates's frequently anthologized 1966
masterpiece of short fiction “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
Joyce Carol Oates' short story "Where are you going? Where have you been?" '
runneth over' with Biblical allusion and symbolism. The symbols of Arnold Friend
by J. C. Oates: Arnold Friend is A Symbolic Devil. Arnold Friend is one of the
central personages in the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You