Crane's Use of Ironic Symbolism in The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky

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Crane's Use of Ironic Symbolism in "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," as well as his other Western stories, owe much to Mark Twain's approach to the West. According to Eric Solomon, "both authors…used humor to comment on the flaws of traditional fictional processes" (237). While employing parody of the Western literary tradition, Crane also uses realism to depict the influence of the East on the West. …

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…Scratchy Wilson cannot face his. Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" uses symbolism to illustrate the effect of Eastern Society on the West. Fischer 5 Works Cited Bergon, Frank. Stephen Crane's Artistry. New York:CUP, 1975. Crane, Stephen. "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky." Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense. Ed. Thomas Arp. 7th ed. Fort Worth:Harcourt, 1998. Gibson, Donald. The Fiction of Stephen Crane. Carbondale: SIUP, 1968. Solomon, Eric. Stephen Crane: From Parody to Realism.