preview

What Is Tom Foster's Journey To Adulthood?

Decent Essays
In the short stories that compose “Winesburg,Ohio” each chapter tells a story that shows characters on different journeys. Tom Foster’s journey is a series of mistakes which allows him to learn. Him learning his mistakes is a journey to adulthood.In Sherwood Anderson's chapter "Drink", Tom Foster discovers that making mistakes is a learning opportunity. Tom and his grandmother move Winesburg, Ohio because of a series of misfortune. First her son in law was killed and her daughter became an invalid and died also. Tom’s grandmother had to save money for two funerals. Tom was unable to provide for himself when his grandmother got ill was out of work, so he started stealing. But for a year Tom Foster lived in the backer’s stable and then lost
    Get Access