Popular Mechanics By Raymond Carver

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After reading over the responses of the classmates who also analyzed the short story, Popular Mechanics by Raymond Carver, I am still have the same analytical opinion on the story that I started out with. My classmates grasped the same overall idea that I did and that was that the story is dark, change is occurring, and this couple is not going to rebuild what has broken. There was also a lot of symbolization in the story. The theme of the short story is made very clear with the few opening sentences that Carver begins with; “Early that day the weather turned and the snow was melting into dirty water” Instantly, this tells the reader that the tone of the story is dark and the opening sentence symbolizes something. As you go on reading, the
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