In Raymond Carver’s “Gazebo,” the two central characters are a married couple named Duane and Holly. They are managers of a motel, for which they receive. Gazebo has 17 ratings and 4 reviews. Realini said: Gazebo and I Could See the Smallest Things by Raymond CarverAnother version of this note and thoughts. Setting is a critical component for assisting the plot, as in man vs. nature, man vs. society and man vs. man. In some situations the setting can.

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She was good with figures, and she did most of the renting of the units. Gunjan January 3, 3: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. We knew our days were numbered. Books by Raymond Carver.

You’ve killed something, just like raymonv taken an axe to it. Joshua Rigsby marked it as to-read Sep 03, Minggu, 26 Agustus Gazebo by Raymond Carver.

Gazebo by Raymond Carver

When we made up our minds to move down here and take this job as managers, we sat up a couple of nights drinking while we weighed the pros and the cons. Holly has spent her time looking after the transient life of others managing the motel while in reality she longs for something raymonx rooted, something gzzebo can hold on to like the old couple with the gazebo. I stopped cleaning the pool.


I rsymond hear the telephone ringing downstairs in the office. Me, I held on to the night job. Laman Home My poems My Stories. To the immense chagrin of Holly. We kept going and came to that old house, and you asked if we could have a drink of water?

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We locked up and came upstairs here with ice, glasses, bottles. I can’t really say I’d noticed the little thing before, though we spoke when we saw each other. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here As well as being a master of the short story, he was an accomplished poet publishing several highly acclaimed volumes.

I like the story Gazebo. I tend to agree with you somewhat. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. It is a story told in six moments. I used to watch her mouth when she laughed.


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Short Story Analysis: Gazebo by Raymond Carver – The Sitting Bee

I stopped what I was doing and stepped outside the bathroom. Holly had hired her. They turn on their lights against the building and, one after the other, they pull away and go out into the traffic. I think that Carver may be suggesting that Holly is making the right decision when it comes to leaving Duane.

Gazebo by Raymond Carver

I don’t know what’s going to happen to me or to anyone else in the world. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Gazebo In this short story we raymind an unhappy couple. Two cars with out-of-state plates are parked in front of the office, and the drivers are standing at the door, talking. She called me, I remember, Mister.

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This frustrates me because I understood and enjoyed the other short stories so far. She goes, “Fix me a drink. She shakes her head.