"Popular Mechanics" by Raymond Carver.
Essay discussing the role played by the setting in "Popular Mechanics." Analyze the central characters relationship to their surroundings. Does the setting limit the characters options or influence the development of the plot? Does the setting play any significant role in enhancing the theme of the story?
"Popular Mechanics" was written in order to make the audience imagine their own details. The descriptions in this story are very basic and plain, the man and woman in the story are nameless with no clue of physical description, and there is no mention of what ci…
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