Brokeback Mountain

by

Annie Proulx

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Brokeback Mountain

For both Ennis and Jack, Brokeback Mountain represents pure freedom of romantic and sexual expression, totally removed from the limitations of society. Unlike the impoverished ranches on which they grew up, Brokeback Mountain is…

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Tire Iron

Tire irons come to represent a physical and pervasive manifestation of homophobia throughout the story. Tire irons are used to beat Earl to death, and Ennis presumes that Jack died by being beaten with tire…

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