Edward Lewis Wallant's "The Pawnbroker"
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This paper relates from Edward Lewis Wallant's novel, "The Pawnbroker," the story of Sol Nazerman, a Jewish pawnbroker who survived the World War II Nazi death camps and as an old man has lost all faith in humanity. The author feels that a turning point is when Nazerman cannot support the racketeer's actions anymore and begins to lend large sums of money to the poor people who bring in valueless items to the pawnshop.The author believes that Jesus' death (the assistant) and the feelings it brings to Nazerman makes the pawnbroker able to move on with his life and even love again.
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Edward Lewis Wallant's "The Pawnbroker" (2003, July 29) Retrieved July 07, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/edward-lewis-wallant-the-pawnbroker-29442/
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