The stories she writes are often social critiques that take place around Huron County, Ontario, where she lives. Her central themes are love and work and the balance between the two; her characters are unsophisticated yet relatable. Her collection of short stories Dear Life talks about the social background and gender roles. Miriam Toews is a Canadian writer best known for her novels, A Complicated Kindness and All My Puny Sorrows. She is a novelist, who takes inspiration for her writing from her own life.
tity and marked a significant role in literature. Her works contain the concepts of human issues, portrayal of culture, socio-political and ecological issues. She portrays the bright sense of complexity of culture and human life in Canada. Every single work of Atwood displays the pride and uniqueness of her nation. She unites the concepts of socio-political issues, gender differences, cultural, feminism and reflects them as a Canadian.
Words have the power to inspire others to create change in the world. An example of this can be found in Malala Yousafzai’s address to the Canadian Parliament on April 12, 2017. Yousafzai is a Pakistani advocate for female education who once feared for her life that her education would be taken away. When she was only fifteen years old, she was shot by Taliban militants for her stance on education. Since then, she has made a full recovery and has gained international recognition as a strong activist for female education.
Margaret Atwood, an internationally acclaimed novelist, poet and short story writer is widely considered as a major figure in Canadian litrature. In her works, she focuses on the themes of alienation and self-identity. As a poet, her works concentrate on the question of identity with as much pasion as Neruda and Walcott. There is a style and force in her writing.The major themes of Atwood’s poetry include the inconsistencies of self-perception, the Canadian identity and experience, the paradoxical nature of language and the conflicts between human kind and nature. Her poems are intensely personal and lyrical.
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This term paper makes an attempt to elaborate the portrayal of Canadian women whose survive in Canadian society at the time of World War II, with especial study of Gabrielle Roy’s The Tin Flute (1947). This novel based on the restless period of “World War Second” and the “Great Depression”, explore the suffering of common people and their concern for the future of their young generation. In each and every literature women writers have played an important role, this term paper discussed the agony of Canadian women at the time of World War II. There are innumerable Canadian female writers who excelled in literature. Such authors are Anne Hébert, Antonine Maillet, Margaret Atwood, Angela Carter, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Gabrielle Roy and many others.
Anita Rau Badami is one of the Contemporary Writer in Modern Indian Diasporic Writing in English living in Canada. With a sturdy voice of Modern Indian Diaspora, Badami has engraved a unique position among other writers in the field of Indian Diaspora. This article is attempts to explore about the mother-daughter relationship and to study the characters in Anita Rau Badami’s Tamarind Mem. As a woman writer, Badami mainly portrays about the Mother-Daughter relationship and their different perspectives that adds more richness to her novel. Through analysis of the women characters, Badami brings out how mother and daughter struggle to maintain their relationship amidst the problems like misunderstanding, loneliness, lack of love and adjustment.
Mankiller also writes about the history of indigenous people and expressing how she feels. The two stories both focus on Mankiller, but they are different in a several ways. Susannah Abbey’s biography of Wilma Mankiller mainly focuses on Mankiller’s childhood and leadership abilities. For example, page 88, lines 17-21, “She missed the farm and she hated the school where white
Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems, including language, national origin, historical period, genre and subject matter. Canadian literature was the mirror of life and it reflects the society around it along with its part of the Indo- Canadian literature has been strongly influenced by international immigration particularly in recent decades. Indo- Canadian generally have in Canada with regards to the idea of multiculturalism and their position as a diasporic community apparently interface between the two nations was occurring not only politically and economically but also in literature, specifically diasporas narratives that were creative and imaginative
Beatrice Culleton Mosionier is a Canadian Metis author, who has written novels, aboriginal children’s book and a play. She lived in several foster homes as a ward of Children’s Aid Society. Her experiences in foster homes have been reflected in her novels “In Search of April Raintree” and “Shadows of Evil”. All her works are centered upon the traumatic incidents faced by the protagonists. “In Search of April Raintree” draws upon the traumatic experiences of two Metis sisters, April and Cheryl, who are victims of racial oppression and sexual