The Gravedigger's Daughter Analysis

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Overcoming obstacles is different for everybody. People have different perspectives from each other situations. In the story The Gravedigger’s daughter, by Joyce Carol Oates, Rebecca Schwart overcomes an abusive husband and becomes an independent woman.

Rebecca Schwart born in New York harbor after her and her family flee Germany in 1936. Rebecca’s father Jacob Schwart worked as a Gravedigger in upstate New York, knowing very english rebecca and her two brother attended school. Since rebecca was the only girl things were a little rougher for her, dad became more paranoid and mom would become isolated to others including her family. Jacob schwart later killed his wife and almost killed Rebecca, as time passed by rebecca later started her
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