guide of Edith Wharton’s The Valley of Childish Things

Analysis of Edith Wharton’s The Valley of Childish Things, and Other Emblems

Published in the Century Magazine in 1896, this composite story, consisting of 10 Sketches or Parables, depicts an individual’s struggle to construct beauty and order. The individual vignettes mirror facets of responsibility, growth, and sense of self-worth in a Dantesque… Read More ›