"Brokeback Mountain" is a short story by Annie Proulx that was first published in 1997.


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See a complete list of the characters in "Brokeback Mountain" and in-depth analyses of Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist.

Literary Devices

Here's where you will find analysis of the key literary devices in “Brokeback Mountain.”


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Deeper Study

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