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Consummation

“Consummation,” along with the lot of Rivecca’s short stories, reminds me of just how envious I am not only of her ability to create quite intelligent conflict throughout her stories, but also of her knack for crafting eloquent, twisted uses of language and syntactical flair. Making the narrator seem as if her intention was to […]

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Consummation

I really enjoyed this story. The narrator is obviously conflicted about her relationship with her father because she loves him (how could she not – they are so much alike) but he never paid her much attention except to reprimand her. He was always with his toads and didn’t understand how to give the kind […]

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There are a lot of interesting things happening in Rivecca’s stories. I have a hard time differentiating them from one another, but she writes in a way that informs the reader unlike nearly any other stories I’ve ever read. This story is particularly interesting as it immediately introduces the story in second person, however, slowly […]

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