Poverty and Gender in "The Tin Flute" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Poverty and Gender in "The Tin Flute"
An analysis of the themes of poverty and gender in Gabrielle Roy's novel "The Tin Flute".
# 142260 | 2,500 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Canadian) , Gender and Sexuality (General) , Sociology (Poverty)


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The paper discusses how Gabrielle Roy's novel "The Tin Flute" is a realistic portrayal of life in a poor Montreal neighbourhood in the early days of World War II. The paper describes how the story follows the life of a very poor family living in the poor neighbourhood of Saint-Henri in Montreal, just after the great Depression between February 1940 and May 1940. The paper discusses how the Lacasses, a family with nine children, are struggling to get by; the father Azarius is a skilled craftsman who has fallen on hard times and has trouble finding and keeping even casual work.

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"Gabrielle Roy's novel "The Tin Flute" is a realistic portrayal of life in a poor Montreal neighbourhood in the early days of World War II. The story follows the life of a very poor family living in the poor neighbourhood of Saint-Henri in Montreal. It is a time just after the great Depression between February 1940 and May 1940. The Lacasses, a family with nine children are struggling to get by. The father Azarius is a skilled craftsman who has fallen on hard times and has trouble finding and keeping even casual work. His wife, Rose-Anna is a countrywoman whose pregnancies, along with poverty have taken a toll on her. Florentine Lacasse, their..."

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Poverty and Gender in "The Tin Flute" (2008, December 01) Retrieved February 21, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/poverty-and-gender-in-the-tin-flute-142260/

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