Author: Theodore Dreiser

Book Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Posted February 16, 2012 in Reviews / 8 Comments
Book Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser, is a novel written at the turn of the century, as America was transitioning from a traditional to a modern society. In the modernized cities of Chicago and New York, new opportunities for social mobility were available to those with the imagination and determination to rise. Sister Carrie tells the story of one such person. At the age of 18, Carrie Meeber leaves her home in a small Wisconsin town to begin a new life […]