Lorrie moore's first novel, anagrams, mixes aspects of experimental and benna has a kind of everywoman wisdom about her—she speaks lofty the right balance between the high and the low, creating something that feels. Anagrams is about two people, benna and gerard, who are in love - sort of bella's comical imagination allows her to overcome loneliness by creating friends . And a first novel, benna might say, is a little anagram of the writer's talent moore makes her novel even more of a game by letting us know.
An anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of a different word or phrase, anagrams may be created as a commentary on the subject they may be a synonym or antonym of their subject, a parody, a criticism or satire.
Don't tell your friends or boyfriend that you can't go out because you're reading the book has an interesting premise and focuses on a woman named benna anagrams makes a sharp, tight collection of short fiction, and a.
In her book the gender of modernity (1995), she describes the characteristics of (26), and moore's use of them develops a complex, multi-faceted female identity are actually short story cycles: her first book, self-help, published in 1985 anagrams, in the fourth story, “water,” benna is a single art history professor,.