Boys

Boys

Read Article →
Children

Children

Irene’s boys are her foundation and she loves them enough to protect them rom the dangers of hat th world has to offer. As a…

Read Article →
Nigger

Nigger

Read Article →
Mother

Mother

Read Article →
walking home

walking home

After Lizzie’s awful sin of adultery, she returns home to her maid who tells Lizzie that her husband Charles was not home.  This took Lizzie…

Read Article →
corner of Fifth Avenue and Madison Square

corner of Fifth Avenue and Madison Square

Manhattan was swamp land for a long time before Madison Square was created it was a hunting ground crossed by Cedar Creek and was soon…

Read Article →
West twenty-third Street

West twenty-third Street

Wharton has the capacity to take a person on a voyage and make it your own.  Wharton’s graphic detail makes you put yourself in the…

Read Article →
Drayton Hotel

Drayton Hotel

  The Drayton hotel which is actually the Drake Hotel in Chicago is located at the top of the Magnificent Mile. The Drake Hotel was…

Read Article →
twenty-third street toward sixth avenue

twenty-third street toward sixth avenue

Lizzie and her partner in crime Henry Prest parted ways after the fire. Henry went uptown, while Lizzie went downtown, this is a true separation…

Read Article →
Fifth Avenue Hotel

Fifth Avenue Hotel

The first climactic moment in Wharton’s novella happens at the beginning, “She was bad … always, They used to meet at the Fifth Avenue Hotel”. …

Read Article →
css.php
Need help with the Commons? Visit our
help page
Send us a message
Skip to toolbar