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Poisonwood Bible
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Barbara Kingsolver, the author of many well-written pieces of literature, explores the beauty and hardships that exist in the Belgian Congo in 1959 in her novel, The Poisonwood Bible. Kingsolver captures the realities of the Price family and their mission through the Congo to by having the story told by five different girls and how their ideas of Christianity evolved in contrast to their father’s own beliefs. What’s Real? Congo celebrated its independence from Belgium on June 30, 1960, in…...
The Poisonwood Bible
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, “took many years to complete” (Kingsolver). She states that the reason it took her so long was because her trying to come up with a better characteristic of the Price family. Barbara Kingsolver uses distinct characters to narrate the story’s plot such as Leah Price, Nathan Price, Adah Price, Ruth May Price, and Mama Tataba to narrate the story for the reader to properly understand the voice in her writing. Leah is one of…...
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