On the Biographical Novel Entitled Lilly

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The novel entitled Lilly: I Am an Arab Jew by the Turkish-Jewish writer Eddi Anter is a detailed description of the life of a Jewish family in Istanbul. In the core of the book, you can find the concept of “human being as a mortal creature” that has basic needs, such as nutrition, reproduction, and sociability satisfied via cultural rules of cooking, thus Kosher rules, religious obligations of marrying a person who has the same religion, and a cultural group formed in relation with some religious and social norms. The life of the mother of the author in the Jewish quarters of Istanbul and the childhood, the adolescence, and the adulthood of the author are depicted in the novel, as he starts up the novel describing the funeral of his mother, Gisele Anter, known as Lilly. The author deals with the social institution of family and the cultural processes of enculturation, acculturation, culturation, assimilation, and cultural change. This book review is a study guide teaching... More > the identity formation terminology.< Less
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August 8, 2014
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