Essays Tagged: "Martins Ferry Ohio"

"Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio" by James Wright

Aspirations of a Better LifeIn the poem "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio," the author, James Wright, tells a tale of a seemingly small, lower class, blue ... seemingly small, lower class, blue-collar community, whose love for football borders on fantasy. In Martins Ferry, football was a method of eluding the world the citizens were trapped in. Rural Americ ... gular word for line nine almost states the consequence of what the game has become to the people of Martins Ferry. To their fathers or even other men watching the game the youth are "suicidally beauti ...

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Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry