This study guide will help you analyze the text “After You, My Dear Alphonse” by Shirley Jackson. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis.
Presentation of the text
Title: “After You, My Dear Alphonse”
Author: Shirley Jackson
Published in: The New Yorker
Date of Publication: 1943
Genre: Short Story
Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) was an American writer of mostly horror and mystery short stories and novels. She was very popular during her lifetime and is mostly remembered for two short stories, “The Lottery” and “The Haunting of Hill House”.
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