"And Then Rose for the First Time": Repetition and Doubling in An American Tragedy

Mitchell, Lee Clark
September 1985
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1985, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Analyzes the use of repetition and doubling in the novel "An American Tragedy," by Theodore Dreiser. Description of the death of main character Roberta Alden; Reason for the scant attention given to the novel's repetitive patterns; Analysis of the characters in the novel.


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