A Girl Is A Half-Form Thing Analysis

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I had a difficult time with all of these stories, especially the first two. I’m not sure if it completely had to do with the dialect, as it reminded me of one of my favorite books, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, which is written in fragments of heavy Irish dialect. I found nothing particularly intriguing. The stories seemed to begin out of nowhere and then end without any resolution or concrete statement. Ambiguous endings are very powerful in certain cases, but not so much if the story doesn't offer anything in the first place, and even more so if you want it to end as quickly as possible. I understand that these depictions aim to encompass the lives of the working class/unemployed Scotsman, each sharing the quality of some sort of past regret,

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