Literature

I was wondering if someone could help me find information on the short story "Died and Gone to Vegas" by Tim Gautreaux. I read the story but didn't understand it to well. I was just wondering what the theme is. I tried to look it up but I cannot find any useful info.

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  1. While I'm looking for information, ask yourself this: What is the "secret message" the author wants you to get by the time you finished reading this story?

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    Writeacher
  2. Here's the story:
    http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/factfict/gautreau/gautre1.htm

    Interviews and analysis:
    http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/southern_literary_journal/v038/38.1piacentino.html
    and
    http://www.jstor.org/pss/20134801 (partial, but may have something interesting)
    and
    http://books.google.com/books?id=bQKTtmfvBLUC&pg=PA3&lpg=PA3&dq=%22Died+and+Gone+to+Vegas%22+by+Tim+Gautreaux&source=bl&ots=cknTpWf0KW&sig=TZLvjDchSeMK9P8m2wlT8xKNHqI&hl=en&ei=K6CnTbr4FpTGsAOG35n5DA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CE4Q6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=%22Died%20and%20Gone%20to%20Vegas%22%20by%20Tim%20Gautreaux&f=false

    Let us know what you think.

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    Writeacher
  3. thank you!!

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  4. You're welcome!

    =)

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    Writeacher
  5. so this story is basically about southern humor and story telling correct?

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  6. I haven't read the story, but that's what I got from the books.google link and the jhu.edu link, yes.

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  7. ok thank you again!!

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  8. WOW! AN FREEE BOOK YIPEE

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