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The Awakening The Waves Virginia Woolf and Uncle Tom's Cabin Book Review

by Mehedi Hasan Shawon 4 months ago in book review
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The Awakening The Waves Virginia Woolf and Uncle Tom's Cabin Book Review
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"The Awakening" is a novel written by Kate Chopin. It was first published in 1899. Set on the Gulf of Louisiana in New Orleans in the late 19th century, the novel deals with a struggle.

This points to Edna Pontellier and her increasingly unconventional view of femininity and motherhood. This coincides with the prevailing social attitude of the American South over the centuries.

This novel is an essay that discusses various social issues of women without any criticism. The book generated mixed reactions from literary critics and readers alike. The novel is seen as a landmark work for women.

The novel features a realistic narrative and sharp social commentary. The combination of psychological complexity in the novel also makes the book a pioneer in American modernist literature.

His novels can be compared to the works of American novelists such as William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. Kate Chopin's writings also represent the work of contemporary writers such as Edith Wharton and Henry James.

It may also be considered one of the first Southern works in a tradition to end with the modern works of Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Catherine Ann Porter, and Tennessee Williams.

The novel begins with the family of Pontelia - Lyons, a New Orleans businessman of Louisiana Creole tradition; His wife Edna; And their two sons, Etienne and- Madame LeBron, and her two sons, Robert.

Edna spends most of her time with her close friend Rattigan, who cheerfully and arrogantly reminds Edna of her duties as wife and mother.

The Waves Virginia Woolf Book Review

In 1931, Virginia Woolf wrote the novel The Waves. This novel is considered to be one of the most researched works. There are six main characters in the novel.

They are Bernard, Susan, Roda, Neville, Ginny, and Louis. Also, the more important character is Percival. Although readers do not hear him speak in his voice.

In 2015, the BBC conducted a survey. In the survey, they voted The Waves as the 16th best novel. The novel refers to six narrators from childhood to adulthood. Wolf has a unique consciousness and can sow the seeds of multiple consciousnesses.

The storyteller is Bernard. He is always looking for elusive and appropriate phrases. Some critics see Wolf's friend EM Forster as his inspiration.

Although Louis is an outsider, he wants success and acceptance. Some of his literary critics see aspects of TS Elliott. Neville is a friend of Wolf's.

Uncle Tom's Cabin Book Review

"Uncle Tom's Cabin" is an anti-slavery novel by the famous American author Harriet Justice Stowe. It was published in two volumes in 1852.

The book had a profound effect on the attitude towards African Americans and slavery in the United States. It is said that the novel helped lay the groundwork for the American Civil War.

A woman of English descent, born in Connecticut. In religious judgment, he was part of the family. Hartford is a female seminary teacher who plays the central character of Uncle Tom in the novel. In the novel, he is portrayed as a long-suffering black slave. Other characters revolve around him.

Uncle Tom's Cabin is a bestselling book based on the Bible. In the 1850s, it was credited with fueling the extinct cause. The novel sold about 300,000 copies in the United States in its first year of publication, and nearly one million copies in England.

The novel has always been popular and able to meet the needs of the reader. It was one of the most popular novels for almost three years after its publication in 1855.

The book was able to make a great impression. It was not published until the moment before 1896.

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