Discuss the significance of stones and rocks in Miss Lonelyhearts.

How do Miss Lonelyhearts's preoccupations with order coincide with his views on religion? Note Betty's status as a symbol of order to him.

How does Miss Lonelyhearts react to grotesques? Consider especially when he meets grotesques or the innocent face-to-face.

Does West romanticize the country? Or does he critique the underside of the pastoral world?