Toronto In Ondaatje's "In The Skin Of The Lion". Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Toronto In Ondaatje's "In The Skin Of The Lion".
An analysis of the portrayal of Toronto In Ondaatje's "In The Skin Of The Lion".
# 140514 | 1,000 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Canadian) , Canadian Studies (History, Culture)


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This paper examines how Toronto serves as the stage for Ondaatje's complex novel of characters relating to the city as it was in the 1920s until 1938.

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"Michael Ondaatje makes Toronto in the 1920s and 1930s visible to the reader as the site where several dramas and interesting characters converge. For a reader unused to considering the city's history, the early chapters allow a sense of the large city that draws miscellaneous people and places them together, led by Ondaatje's hero, Patrick Lewis, who begins life in a logging area. (pp. 10-22) The reader is then taken on Patrick's journey a city beyond his imagination, familiar intersections of central Toronto such as that of Dundas & Parliament Streets made to come alive, the Dominion Bridge Company soon introduced that shall employ..."

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