We cannot verify your location
Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE
OR
“In the Breaking of the Bread”: Holy and Secular Communion in “Big Two-Hearted River”
Abstract

Abstract:

This essay pays particular attention to the alimentary choices Nick makes in “Big Two-Hearted River.” Arguing that the story centers on Nick’s search for spiritual healing following his return from the war, the article illustrates how certain foods and the manner of eating them hold redemptive power.