Class Divisions in "Brown Girl" Book Review by Top Papers

Class Divisions in "Brown Girl"
Descriptive review of Nalo Hopkinson's novel "Brown Girl in the Ring."
# 139467 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Canadian) , Canadian Studies (Gender, Race, Class issues)

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This paper reviews Nalo Hopkinson's 1998 novel entitled "Brown Girl in the Ring." According to the paper, the novel takes place in the context of inner city Toronto at an unknown point in the future, in a feral society in which all other residents who can have fled to the suburbs. The papre also emphasizes other themes in the book, and also describes the plot and main characters.

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"The reader does not need to know the city of Toronto to appreciate Brown Girl in the Ring but the reader who does know Toronto will enjoy this novel the more. (1998) Nalo Hopkinson writes of parts of Toronto presenting details that make the story almost plausible, as a work of fiction that also offers comments on a city of 3 million that many residents see as under-serviced, its class divisions growing firmer with poverty visible in places that it was not before. Another feature of Brown Girl in the Ring that makes it appealing to..."

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