Sheri Tepper's "Grass" Analytical Essay by JPWrite

Sheri Tepper's "Grass"
An analysis of Sheri Tepper's novel about the inhabitants of Grass and a family dispatched there to find a cure to a plague threatening all of mankind.
# 64951 | 1,491 words | 0 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Apr 15, 2006 in English (Analysis) , Sociology (General)

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This paper describes the plot and characters in Sheri Tepper's novel, "Grass". The paper details the hierarchy, patriarchy and class system that exists amongst the inhabitants of Grass and how this family and social structure is what leads to their confrontation with a subculture on Grass known as the hippae.

From the Paper:

"It is said that he who does not remember the past, is condemned to repeat it. In the novel Grass, author Sheri Tepper masterfully incorporates this moral into her story with skillful literary sublime. As the reader delves into the lives of the inhabitants of Grass and the family dispatched there from the land of "Terra" in search of a cure for the plague that threatens to destroy mankind, he or she sees a societal structure that has Grass poised for imminent warfare and destruction."

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