Title

"Character and Success": Teaching Sister Carrie in the Context of an On-going American Debate

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1998

Abstract

Presents an article on teaching the novel 'Sister Carrie,' by Theodore Dreiser in the context of a national debate on character and success. Views on the women in the novel; Comparison of the structural elements of 'Sister Carrie,' 'Ragged Dick,' by Horatio Alger and 'The Song of the Lark,' by Willa Cather.