Search Results: 'Canadian Slant'
REFLECTIONS In January in Kay's House: social commentary from an empty headed housewife
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Subjective Reality. Modern Angst. The genre, real life in fiction. The lens set in free-form novel, concerning vignettes daily modern life spanning the last few decades. Main Character in primarily... More > feminist view at bizarre nature modern life in a small coastal town, this accompanied with a metaphysical lens; at times the book departs from reality completely, while assures the
reader anyReality is only subjective anyway, via flashbacks rural growing up,- caricature
personalities in the small town modern era. There is recession, wife battering, as well
bankruptcies, varied addictions, such as a 300 lb. women, and cats or just marshmallows.
The aboriginal single parent is the only pragmatic face in the whole book; most people
having known such faces on some level in daily life. The subject matter while bleak sets
forth in basic North american 'field notes' in social commentary,- certain Canadian-slant...
the techy irritations most any us experienced anyway, including fatty hamburger.< Less
Excerpt-A SOCIAL IMPOSSIBILITY
It was one of November's rare days. The kindly air, vital with the breath of the north wind and mellow with the genial sun, was full of purple haze; the grass, still... More > vividly green, gave no hint of the coming winter; the trees, bony and bare but for a few rags of summer dress, russet-brown and gold, stood softened of all their harshness in the purple haze and slanting, yellow light of the autumn afternoon. Nature wore a face of content. She had fulfilled her course for another year, and, satisfied with her achievement, was obviously thinking of settling herself into her winter's sleep.
About the Author-
Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 – October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada.< Less