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While roaming through different John Updike stories I found styles of writing that varied within each one A typical Updike character was self-absorbed and guilt ridden DiscAuthors Pg One of these stories I read was the Witches of Eastwick In this novel I realized it was a high spirited comedy The romance along with the evil involved made it a well-written fable When career thinking came up for John Updike he could not make the decision on his future plans for life Thompson 976 With high hopes John planned to be a cartoonist As he started to mature though his interest shifted toward writing and by age 18 he had decided to follow writing as a career Thompson 976 Some influences were involved with this decision In addition to enduring bouts with hay fever and psoriasis Updike had a painful skin disease that he had to deal with America Online The isolation he suffered from these illnesses compelled him to the solitary occupation of writing Thompson 976John Updike did not have any real influences in most of his writings His books consist of fictional novels that he created with no alterior help Some although few do relate to his life One of Updikes novels The Rabbit Run has some of the same characteristics that he had when he was younger John Updikes choice of Rabbit Angstrom in Rabbit Run was inspired by one of a happy instinctive accident that shapes a literary career America Online For Rabbit the main character in the story was born like him in the early 1930s and a product of the same world the area around Reading Pa was a beautiful brainless guy whose career as a high school basketball star peaked at age 18 In his own wifes view he was like this before their early marriage Rabbit is the enormously promising president of the class of 1950 at Shillington High School This relationship between both
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