Essays Tagged: "Richard Strout"

"Killings" by Andre Dubus's,.

in the moral character of these two men is what appears to determine the fate of their consequences.Richard Strout, a man of inferior morality, commits a crime of passion. He murders a man who is havi ... way. But we mustn't" (Dubus 96). This is yet another consequence of these murders. Frank Fowler and Richard Strout are dead, Matt Fowler will most likely feel forever isolated, and the lives of Ruth a ...

(3 pages) 25980 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Relationships in literature

.The story "Killings" by Andre Dubus is set in a small town. Matt Fowler's son has been murdered by Richard Strout, but this isn't the only reason that Matt Fowler decides to act unreasonable. The fac ... their life seeing the murderer everyday. Matt ignoring the consequences decided that he would kill Richard Strout for himself and his wife. Matt's role as a father and husband were the primary reason ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Killings" by Andrew Dubus

. Dubus tries to convey the message that our society turns a blind eye to what is really happening. Richard Strout leaves the court room without a murder charge while the Fowlers leave seeking revenge ... he silent killers in the story is Mary Ann Strout. If it wasn't for her, Frank would have never met Richard, and the killings would never have taken place. Mary Ann shouldn't have dragged Frank into a ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sweet Justice

an being? In the short story "Killings" by Andre Dubus, Matt Fowler is motivated to take revenge on Richard Strout, who killed his youngest son Frank because he was fooling around with his wife. Matt ... led his youngest son Frank because he was fooling around with his wife. Matt has so much hatred for Richard that he decides the only way justice will be served is by killing Richard. During the story ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature