By Sinclair Lewis
The 1st of Sinclair Lewis's nice successes, major road shattered the sentimental American fantasy of satisfied small-town lifestyles with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his personal unsatisfied formative years in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis's 6th novel attacked the conformity and dullness he observed in midwestern village lifestyles. younger collage graduate Carol Milford strikes from town to tiny Gopher Prairie after marrying the neighborhood health professional, and attempts to carry tradition to the small city. yet her efforts to reform the prairie village are met by way of a wall of gossip, greed, conventionality, pitifully unambitious cultural endeavors, and--worst of all--the pettiness and bigotry of small-town minds.
Lewis's portrayal of a wedding torn through disillusionment and a lady compelled into compromises is immediately devastating social satire and persuasive realism. His refined characterizations and intimate info of small-town the United States make major road a fancy and compelling paintings and proven Lewis as an immense determine in twentieth-century American literature.
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