Nglish Literature: American Writing and the WIlderness Essay

This is for a third year course titled American Writing and the Wilderness, and the essay should be 2,000 words in length.

The question:

Place-centred stories may be defined as stories in which place becomes, in effect, the central character, a supportive or adversarial presence.Glen A. Love, The Ecological Short Story in Blanche H.Gelfant (ed.), The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story”.

Discuss and evaluate this definition in relation to representations of wilderness.

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Only reference sources which are available within the UK please.

MLA referencing please.

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