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Discussing Del's the coming of age with the influencing elements of family and community.

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Written by Alice Munro in 1971, Lives of Girls and Women is a collection of short stories that chronicle the life of Della Jordan as she grows up on a farm in Jubilee, Ontario, Canada. Although it is recognized as a work of fiction, it has also been described as an autobiographical work in some ways.

Della "Del" Jordan is the first-person narrator of her own coming-of-age stories. The book begins when she is a young girl living with...

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