Humor in "The Conversion of the Jews"
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The paper discusses the role of humor and how it creates a view of events and characters in Philip Roth's "The Conversion of the Jews."
From the Paper:"In his short story, titled "The Conversion of the Jews", Philip Roth creates in the character of Ozzie Freedman a person who wanted to know that which was always different. In an encounter with a dictatorial Orthodox rabbi named Binder, Ozzie challenges this putatively learned man to acknowledge that God could, if He chose, do literally anything including causing a virgin woman to give birth to a child without experiencing intercourse. By forcing the rabbi and his fellow classmates to acknowledge that God could..."
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