Mother In Manville Short Story

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In the short stories “Mother in Manville”, “Man to Send Rain Clouds”, and “Rules of the Game” the literary elements setting and point of view help drive the story and they develop and support the theme. In “Mother in Manville” the setting is the main literary element that helps aid the theme and support it. The theme of, “Mother in Manville” is that people who have commitment problems are incapable of loving and caring for another person fully. The setting in the story is in the mountains of Carolina where the narrator is isolated from the outside world and even the orphanage, where society’s unwanted go. In “Man to Send Rain Clouds” the setting also help supports the theme of the story. In “Man to Send Rain Clouds” the setting is a small Northern New Mexico pueblo. This supports the theme of the divide of cultures and the divide between Leon and Father Paul. The final short story, “Rules of the Game” uses the literary element point of view to support the theme of the story. The theme of “Rules of the Game” is that one person should not be judged by one thing they do or accomplish. This is supported by the first person point of view and how we see the main character Meimei is treated by her mother. In the three short stories, “Mother in Manville”, “Man to Send Rain Clouds”, and “Rules of the Game” many literary elements help to support and carry out the theme of both stories, such as setting and point of view. The setting in the short story, “Mother in Manville”

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