A Sea of Possibilities: Ernest Hemingway’s "The Sea Change"
Close reading focusing on the sea’s thematic connection to change. Gallagher contends that the backdrop of a feminine sea, suggesting mysterious depths awaiting exploration and unlimited potential for new creation, enhances the reader’s understanding of the woman’s desire to have a lesbian affair.
This Watery World: Humans and the Sea
Gallagher, Mary Beth. “A Sea of Possibilities: Ernest Hemingway’s ‘The Sea Change.’” In This Watery World: Humans and the Sea, edited by Vartan P. Messier and Nandita Batra, 65-70. Mayagüez, Puerto Rico: College English Association-Caribbean Chapter, 2007.