Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx

Brokeback Mountain

Wyoming Stories

Annie Proulx

fiction lgbtqia+ romance short stories emotional sad fast-paced

55 pages | first published 1997

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A stand alone edition of Annie Proulx's beloved story "Brokeback Mountain" (in the collection Close Range)--the basis for the major motion picture directed by Ang Lee, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger, screenplay by Larry McMurtry and Dia...
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Summary of 3311 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
sad 81%
reflective 42%
dark 18%
tense 15%
challenging 13%
adventurous 8%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 26%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 28% | No: 25% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.84

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