The Brothers K

by David James Duncan
1. represents the concept of social interaction between people, whom have very different belief systems.
2. The novel, , enables the reader to understand a child’s idolization of a given sport, in this case, baseball.
3. The novel represents the world and its inhabitants on a miniscule level, by conveying the differences between the characters and how they act towards one another.
Quote 1:
“Irwin is in his easy chair, reading last October’s Organic Gardening. Winter is lying across his lap.” Page 644
This quote represents the generational gap as it dwindles into nothingness. Age has become such an important factor for anyone in this ...

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The dramatic realization of the fact that the war will affect a member of the Chance family is apparent in this quote. The amount of sorrow and emotions felt by the Chance family, and for that matter, all families who had children, brothers, husbands, or fathers, drafted into what many felt was a needless war. The novel brings to life what heartache many Americans had to face during the Vietnam era, a heartache that few in my generation have had the ability to realize.
Quote 3:
“Problem #1: War” Page 371
The novel illuminates light on the situation not just during the Vietnam era, but also rather throughout all history and the future to come. Throughout mankind’s occupation of earth, we have been plagued by war and the sufferings caused by it. Nearly every generation of people to walk this earth have experienced a great war once in their lifetimes. For instance, Vietnam for my father’s generation, World War 2 for my grandfather’s, and World ...

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