The stories of Raymond Carver only tell part of the story in order to drive us to think more about

The stories of Raymond Carver only tell part of the story in order to drive us to think more about

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Joseph The stories of Raymond Carver only tell part of the story in order to drive us to think more about the characters thoughts/motives and perhaps imply that in real life situations, there might not be a right or wrong answer. Many of Raymond’s short stories focus on people with ethical dilemma. For example, all stories in "Gazebo," "One More Thing," and "A Serious Talk" is related to a man and a woman with relationship problems. Its always an issue whether you should tell someone you love a the truth even if it might hurt someone else. Even in the story “Neighbors”, speak about a couple that found happiness by living in their neighbor’s house. We might not know how the story ends whether the neighbors return but we should get a clear sense of how these characters felt with the situation and how they might respond later on. There are many problems in life that we may not be able to immediately meet a conflict resolution. Many of the themes in the story (alcoholism, adultery) seem to deal with people lost in their lives. It was as if they weren’t sure of the decisions they make in
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