St. Lucy 's Home For Girls Raised By Wolves

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St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell
After reading St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, I had a different variety of thoughts. The story was interesting due to the fact that I have never read another story quite like it before. While reading, there were key details I could imagine due to the excessive use of description. Karen Russell was vague, yet entertaining about the true meaning of the story. Her story is a mystery from beginning to end. What was most confusing was when Claudette went back to her cave and said she was home. She told the readers she had lied, but I was confused what about. When I finished the story, I came to the conclusion that she had changed so much that she could never return to the wolf girl she was before. Her home would never be the same anymore. Claudette seemed to show feelings of abandonment and longing to turn back to the wolf that was inside of her. Throughout the entire story she had to force back her old wolf ways. I feel as if she was only conforming to what she was supposed to be because she did not want to end up like her youngest sister.
A&P by John Updike
So much detail was put into this short story. After reading this, I felt like I grasped a basic understanding of Sammy’s character. Throughout the story the emphases was put on the girls in bathing suits, however, we get that Sammy is a good guy who needs the money to help his parents out. The most interesting part of the story was how he described these
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