Title: Burning Up
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War South where a mans place in society is derived by their actions during the
war. Ab Snopse, a man who served
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classical struggle between the "privileged" and the "underprivileged" classes.
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Crane, Stephen. “The Open Boat.” Great American Short Stories.
Wallace and Mary Stegner. New York: Dell Publishing, 1985.
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of his father. Despite having a high five-figure salary and fire-engine-red
Porsche, Peter was