Perspectives

Literary movement 

The novel Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin can be considered a Realist novel. 

Realist fiction often shows an objective and unbiased narration which focuses on facts. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter is narrated from …

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Literary genre

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter has also been described as Southern fiction. Works belonging to Southern fiction are set in the South of the United States, most often in rural areas. In Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, Tom Franklin explores the dynamics…

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Works with similar themes

The theme of guilt is also explored in the short story “The Man I Killed” by Tim O’Brien. In the story, Tim, the main character, is unable to cope with killing a man during war. Tim stares at the man’s body and imagines what the man’s life could have been like. In Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter the two main characters Silas and Larry also struggle with their guilt. Silas feels guilty for how he acted when he was young, while Larry feels guilty for…

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