Influence of Modernism Comparison Essay by ResearchRiter

Influence of Modernism
A comparison of Israel Joshua Singer's "The Brothers Ashkenazi" and Jose Maria Gironella's "The Cypresses Believe in God".
# 124931 | 1,250 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (European (other)) , Literature (Spanish)


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A comparison and contrast of "The Brothers Ashkenazi" and "The Cypresses Believe in God", focusing on the main characters' responses to the political and economic foment of modernism.

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"Israel Joshua Singer's "The Brothers Ashkenazi" and Jose Maria Gironella's "The Cypresses Believe in God" are lengthy accounts of the dislocation of traditional society due to the complexities of modernism and the difficulties of responding to such complexities in a productive way. The central character in Singer's "The Brothers Ashkenazi" benefits from and exploits the impact of capitalism and secularism on newly industrializing Jewish Poland, while Ignacio, the central character in "Cypresses" is increasingly bewildered by the long-standing problems..."

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