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Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy
The Explicator (2007)
  • Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract
The article presents an exploration of the theme of individual fate as seen in Alice Munro's short story "Walker Brothers Cowboy." The author presents an analysis of the theme throughout the book, particularly highlighting the personification of the Greek mythical figures of the three Fates and Tykhe in characters surrounding the protagonist Ben Jordan.
Keywords
  • CRITICISM,
  • FATE and fatalism,
  • Greek MYTHOLOGY
Publication Date
Winter 2007
Citation Information
Charlie Sweet and Hal Blythe. "Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy" The Explicator Vol. 65 Iss. 2 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charlie_sweet/15/