“Popular Mechanics” (1989)

“Popular Mechanics” (1989)
by Raymond Carver
Once you complete that very short but powerful read, please write down all denotations
for the words "Mechanics” and “Popular”
Reflect on the nature of the relationship in this story between the man and the woman.
Now that you understand these two words, synthesize them as they relate to this couple.
What message might the title suggest about modern romantic unions?
This story is full of symbolism. Please select ONE of the many symbols within this story
and relate what it might suggest about this relationship.