What Is The Connotations Of Rape In The Use Of Force

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Being more sensitive when working with children
William Carlos Williams is an author and poet that resides in the city of Rutherford and is based in the state of New Jersey. Williams publishes many pieces of poetry and short stories that expose and relate to everyday conditions. His poetry expresses about life and the lives of common people. William’s work is heavily influenced from the years between the 1920’s to 1930’s. One short story Williams writes about is “The Use of Force”. The story centers on a doctor who visits the home of a family, a mother, father and their poor sick daughter. Mathilda Olson is a young child who unquestionably has a very high fever, and the doctor sets out in his best proficient manner to find out what the cause
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F. "Connotations of Rape in 'The Use of Force'." Short Story Criticism, edited by Anna J. Sheets, vol. 31, Gale, 1999. Literature Resource Center, ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu:2048/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=txshracd2547&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CH1420021146&asid=69019b4874bbf1faccabd20b56904a36. Accessed 22 Mar. 2017. Originally published in Studies in Short Fiction, vol. 3, no. 4, Summer 1966, pp. 446-450.

Gallagher, Fergal. "Further Freudian Implications in William Carlos Williams' 'The Use of Force'." Short Story Criticism, edited by Anna J. Sheets, vol. 31, Gale, 1999. Literature Resource Center, ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu:2048/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=txshracd2547&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CH1420021148&asid=afb5556eeaf10a88873fae3187c444af. Accessed 22 Mar. 2017. Originally published in The CEA Critic, vol. 34, no. 4, May 1972, pp. 20-21.

Wagner-Martin, Linda. "The Use of Force: Overview." Reference Guide to Short Fiction, edited by Noelle Watson, St. James Press, 1994. Literature Resource Center, ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.southtexascollege.edu:2048/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=txshracd2547&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CH1420008691&asid=4b8ef761d61f07f71f0ea790f2b984cc. Accessed 22 Mar. 2017.
Williams, William Carlos, “The Use of Force.” Published by B&L Associates, Bangor, Maine, USA

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