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In the mockery of a Western type story Stephen Cranes The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky has a simple story line with great meaning against inflexibility With outlandish humor Crane takes the town of Yellow Sky and their marshal Jack Potter through the change of time proving nothing can stay stagnant The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky is an ironic comedic literary archetype The characters of Cranes story closely resemble ones found in an ironic comedy with no central character Jack Potter plays the role of the Knight to the town of Yellow Sky The bartender at the Weary Gentlemens saloon mentions that Potter is the town marshal and he goes out and fights Scratchy when he gets on one of these tears However Jacks knightly standing is not so appreciated by the fellows on the train back from San Antonio Jack is actually pushed and bullied around yet he does not recognize any of it Jack Potter is too much in love with his new wife but not too much that he doesnt realize what Yellow Sky is going to think about him not getting their approval to marry This shows Jack as not only an ironic knight but also a young lover commonly found in literary comedies Scratchy Wilson seems to be the dragon With the knight out of town Scratchy takes to the drink and then to the streets with two skillful weapons in hand The gentleman in the bar scurry with fear that Scratchy will fill the saloon with his carefully aimed bullets The kingdom of Yellow Sky is fearful of Scratchy as he looms in the streets calling for a fight with his fire in hand The Bartender of the Weary Gentlemans saloon has references to being a bard a storyteller When the traveling salesman asks questions because he is unfamiliar with the strange practices of the town the bartender tells him about the routine fights between Porter and Scratchy
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