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Two Canadian Novels
A look at two Canadian novels, Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel" and Sinclair Ross's "As For Me and My House."
# 140080 | 2,250 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Canadian) , Canadian Studies (History, Culture)


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This paper analyzes two Canadian novels built on the lives of their respective main characters and further examining the way people make decisions and shape their lives. These novels are Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel" and Sinclair Ross's "As For Me and My House." Both novels by Canadian writers and have had a long history, with the Laurence novel published in 1964 and the Ross novel in 1941. Both books feature central characters who might be deemed failures in their personal lives, though they are very human and their problems are fully understandable to the reader. The novels also have their symbolic aspects and both develop as a narrative told by the main character.

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"Two novels built on the lives of their respective main characters in an uncompromising look at the way people make decisions and shape their lives for good or ill can be found in Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel and Sinclair Ross's As For Me and My House. Both novels by Canadian writers and have had a long history, with the Laurence novel published in 1964 and the Ross novel in 1941. Both books feature central characters who might be deemed failures in their personal lives, though they are very human and their problems are fully understandable to the reader. The novels also have their symbolic aspects, most explicitly in the case of The Stone Angel, and both develop as a narrative told by the main character, as the..."

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