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    "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" by Stephen Crane, the primary character is the town marshal, a very known and liked man, Jack Potter. The story begins with Jack Potter traveling with his new bride (a secondary character in this story) from San Antonio back to his home in Yellow Sky. Jack Potter has the impression that he has committed a massive crime among his town and his community by marrying a woman without consulting with his friends. In order to avoid the hard feelings of the Yellow Sky community

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    In Stephen Crane’s “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky,” the classic western showdown comes to an anticlimatic end when the town marshal fails to produce a gun and the gunslinger walks away (not into a blazing sunset). With the disappointing showdown Crane illustrates the flat ending of the west when the town marshal’s bride comes unexpectedly to Yellow Sky. “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” demonstrates the complex dynamic of the West passing away as the East penetrates and fills the open desert plain

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    makes readers do all the work and find meanings all by oneself. It is vital to be able to determine a literary work from a commercial one to fully grasp a work and the methods to determining one from another is easier than one thinks. “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky,” by Stephen Crane, is a story that fully embosses the characteristics that makes a story commercial

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    Analysis of The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Set on the Texas frontier, “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” is a short story in which the setting plays a major role in symbolizing the changes in western civilization, as the East flows into the old West. The theme of the story is that change is inevitable whether one likes it or not it is going to eventually happen. This story uses symbolism to put images in our minds of the old West and the new West as well as how the characters are portrayed throughout

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    As the notion of Manifest Destiny and the determination to civilize America rose, the legend of the West diminished. Stephen Crane’s The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky represents how American social developments have been altered into new forms by the opportunities offered from Western expansion. Crane’s disdain for the industrialization of the East and the Western movement are also explored in this novel. Through the inevitable crossing between Eastern and Western values, Crane illustrates the disappearance

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    Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," as well as his other Western stories, owe much to Mark Twain's approach to the West. According to Eric Solomon, "both authors…used humor to comment on the flaws of traditional fictional processes" (237). While employing parody of the Western literary tradition, Crane also uses realism to depict the influence of the East on the West. In "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," Stephen Crane uses symbolism

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    The Many Meanings of The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" is a tale about a town sheriff, Jack Potter, who is returning home from a trip where he has married. Jack returns shamefully with his new wife of little worldly experience. The town of Yellow Sky knows Jack as the fearless Marshal who is never afraid to stare down the barrel of a gun. Jack's return to Yellow Sky happens to be at a time when the town drunk, Scratchy Wilson, is looking for

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    Nasty Trick in Stephen Crane's The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky "The great Pullman was whirling onward with such dignity of motion that a glance from the window seemed simply to prove that the plains of Texas were pouring eastward" (91). Boom! We're on a train witnessing the liquid landscape of Texas. This fact is all Stephen Crane chooses to tell us. In fact, he doesn't even use the word "train" until the ninth paragraph when he is writing dialogue for the man who is the betrothed to the woman

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    better for the story. Two authors that incorporate suspense into their stories are Stephen Crane (Bride Comes to Yellow Sky) and William Faulkner (A Rose for Emily). The suspense is included in both stories, by the stories point of view, organization and inevitable change. The points of view in which the stories are told, initiates the suspense which is incorporated into the reader. In Bride Comes to Yellow Sky, Crane added

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    Character and Setting Analysis of Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Setting and characters go hand in hand in The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky. With Each new setting there is at least one new character development. A new setting in each part of the story makes for diverse settings and characters. From a train leaving San Antonio to around the corner in a small town in Texas, a drunken gunslinger to negro waiters, this story has it all. This story begins on a train specifically in a parlor car. This

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