Working-Class Women and the Economic Depression Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Working-Class Women and the Economic Depression
An analysis of the impact of unemployment on working class families as seen in Gabrielle Roy's "The Tin Flute" and Denyse Baillargeon's "Making Do".
# 135826 | 2,000 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper looks at how Gabrielle Roy's "The Tin Flute" and Denyse Baillargeon's "Making Do" both deal with very similar issues and material: the lives and experiences of working-class individuals, and particularly women, in Montreal in the years of the Great Depression. The paper critically explores the impact of unemployment on working class families as represented in both texts, with a particular focus on the coping strategies of the families and how gender dynamic interrelated with this economic context. The paper shows how, with reference to at least these two examples of their respective genres, historical monographs and historical fiction can serve as admirable complements to explore and illustrate the full complexity of life in a particular historical period.

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"Gabrielle Roy's "The Tin Flute" and Denyse Baillargeon's "Making Do" both deal with very similar issues and material: the lives and experiences of working-class individuals, and particularly women, in Montreal in the years of the Great Depression. This being said, both texts are radically distinct in that Roy's is a fictional narrative written in 1945, only several years after the events of her novel, while Baillargeon's is a historical monograph drawing upon both documentary history and the oral histories of a number of women who lived during the period, collected by the author a half century after the fact. This essay will critically..."

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