Influence of Modernism
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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.
From the Paper:"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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