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By Katharina Eder

ISBN-10: 3640915364

ISBN-13: 9783640915361

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2010 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Literature, grade: 1, collage of Vienna, language: English, summary: “Through sheer numbers, girls writers have ruled the modern literary scene within the South – that's, due to the fact global battle II” (Bennett 987). between them is the proficient Pulitzer Prize winner Shirley Ann Grau, who sheds a clean, new mild to universal southern subject matters incorporating them into narratives touched not just via her own standpoint, but additionally the collective southern background and realization. the subject material of my paper may be certainly one of Grau’s brief tales entitled “Homecoming”. during this brief, but significant account of way of life within the American South in the course of the Vietnam conflict Grau reveals a string of kinfolk among existence and demise, the current and the prior, remembering and forgetting, satisfaction and honor in addition to patriotism and egoism. She focuses customarily on what is still, yet by no means forgets to forget what has long past. The strongly southern subject matter of nostalgia for the misplaced earlier is puzzled in “Homecoming” because the protagonist struggles to detach herself from the reminiscence of all those that didn't come domestic. during this paper i need to essentially specialize in the significance of reminiscence as an element shaping the southern identity.

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