Critical Evaluation Of The Red Convertible By Louise Erdrich

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Critical Analysis: Reader-Response An evaluation of The Red Convertible by Louise Erdrich I was the first one to drive a convertible on my reservation. And of course it was red, a red Olds. I owned that car along with my brother Henry Junior. We owned it together until his boots filled with water on a windy night and he bought out my share. Now Henry owns the whole car, and his younger brother Lyman (that’s myself), Lyman walks everywhere he goes. (Erdrich 368). I would like to start with this paragraph because it is the reason why I picked this story for my critical analysis. This story has a great development and focuses and emphasizes a lot in details, but that wasn’t what got me to write about it; it was the connection that the author made with the beginning and the end, a connection that nobody could undestand unless the read the story. The story builds in up through the relationship of two very close brothers, they are young but and unexpirienced, but they are not dumb, on the contrary; they are very smart. Since the early ages the youngest brother (Lynman) realized that he had the ability to make money, at very early age he already owned a business that was later destroyed by a tornado, the worst that they had ever seen in that area. With the money he received along with some of his brother money (henry) they were able to buy a red olds.…show more content…
He went from being a happy guy with a smile on his face to being an overly angry person that inspired more terror than confidence. Most veterans from the civil war don’t really comeback, and what i mean with this is that they leave something there in that war, the memories hunt them for years and some never go away. This was Henry’s case, it seemed that the light inside him was turned off and all there was of him was his body and his angry mood all the

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